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Laboratory Accreditation Program Updates

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Lab Stat News - July 2013

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Some quick news for labs interested in accreditation or currently accredited by The Joint Commission.

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07/09/2013
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The Connection to Quality - Laboratory Accreditation

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We understand the critical importance of the laboratory --- from its vital link to patient care to its central role in providing information to hospitals and health care facilities in every setting.

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06/28/2013
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The Joint Commission CLSI Crosswalk

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CLSI Documents Referenced to The Joint Commission Laboratory Accreditation Standards Chapters

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06/26/2013
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Lab Focus - Issue 2, 2013

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News about the Laboratory Accreditation Program.

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06/17/2013
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The LOINC and short of it – why you should become a data transmission advocate

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Laboratorians are the lab data experts, but how do you transform yourself into a data transmission advocate? Talk to your leadership and IT department about having a seat at the table when interfaces between laboratory test coding and patient records are developed.

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06/04/2013
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Laboratory Standards Sampler

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To help familiarize you with the standards while you are in the early stages of exploring accreditation, The Joint Commission has prepared this resource, The Laboratory Accreditation Standards Sampler.

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05/14/2013
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Answers to Commonly Asked Questions about Laboratory Standards

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Questions (and answers!) that lab customers and colleagues frequently ask our lab team. Hopefully you and your organization will find them helpful.

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05/14/2013
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Slides and Audio from the April 23, 2013 Lab Teleconference

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Miss the April 23, 2013 teleconference: What's New and Improved for 2013? View the slideshow.

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04/25/2013
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Lab Stat News - April 2013

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Some quick news for labs interested in accreditation or currently accredited by The Joint Commission.

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04/22/2013
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Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

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04/01/2013
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Lab Focus - Issue 1, 2013

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News about the Laboratory Accreditation Program.

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03/21/2013
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Leading Practice Library

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The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

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03/20/2013
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Why Should Pathologists Consider Joint Commission Lab Accreditation?

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Reasons pathologists should choose Joint Commission accreditation.

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03/04/2013
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Lab Stat News - February 2013

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Some quick news for labs interested in accreditation or currently accredited by The Joint Commission.

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02/26/2013
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CLIA Personnel Requirements

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Regarding the qualifications for CLIA-defined personnel roles, this presentation outlines the primary routes to qualification.

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02/04/2013
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Lab Stat News - January 2013

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Some quick news for labs interested in accreditation or currently accredited by The Joint Commission.

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01/14/2013
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Benefits of Laboratory Accreditation

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The Joint Commission accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations, including approximately 3,000 clinical laboratories. The Joint Commission is the gold standard in health care accreditation, with 60 years of experience across the full spectrum of health care settings.

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12/06/2012
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Speak Up: Five Things You Can Do To Prevent Infection

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Avoiding contagious diseases like the common cold, strep throat, and the flu is important to everyone. Here are five easy things you can do to fight the spread of infection.

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11/30/2012
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Improving Patient and Worker Safety

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Health care professionals whose focus is on patient safety are very familiar with these alarming and frequently cited statistics from the Institute of Medicine: medical errors result in the death of between 44,000 and 98,000 patients every year.

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11/19/2012
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Slides from the November 15, 2012 Webinar: A Systems Approach to Accreditation: An Alternative Method of External Quality Assessment

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Slides from the November 15, 2012 Webinar: A Systems Approach to Accreditation: An Alternative Method of External Quality Assessment.

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11/19/2012
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Slides from the September 12, 2012 Webinar: Introducing the new Joint Commission Lab Central Connect Portal

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Slides from the September 12, 2012 Webinar: Introducing the new Joint Commission Lab Central Connect Portal.

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09/14/2012
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Speak Up: Know Your Rights

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This brochure has been updated to include language from the new Patient-Centered Communication Standards for Hospitals, which require that patients have the right to care that is free from discrimination. In addition, you will find questions and answers to help you find out about your rights. . .

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07/20/2012

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