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In Touch (Nursing Care Center Newsletter)/Nursing Care Center Updates

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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)

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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)- Updated free course offering for the 2013-2014 Flu season. Enroll in the course. Download the inforgraphic. Listen to new Podcast.

Related Items: Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care , Influenza , Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Research Resources

04/22/2014
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Facts about Memory Care accreditation requirements and optional Memory Care Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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The Joint Commission has developed new memory care requirements for the Nursing Care Center accreditation program. The standards are effective July 1, 2014. Also, The Joint Commission is introducing a new, optional Memory Care Certification within its Nursing Care Center Accreditation program.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Nursing Care Center , Nursing Home , Alzheimer's Disease , Memory Care

04/03/2014
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Resources for Current Customers

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Nursing Care Center Resources for Accredited Organizations. New information on Post-Acute Care and Memory Care Certification Options. Research Resources added.

Related Items: Skilled Nursing Facility , Nursing Care Center , Accreditation

03/24/2014
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Facts about scoring and accreditation decisions for 2014

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The scoring and decision process is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements regarding their relationship to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Accreditation Process , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Scoring , Accreditation Decisions

03/19/2014
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I’ve been where you are, and I understand what you’re up against.

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Guest blogger -Beth Ann Brehm, RN, LNHA, SPHR, MBA, MSN, Associate Project Director, Specialist, Division of Healthcare Quality. I’ve been where you are, and I understand what you’re up against. After all, there was a time I stood where you stand. As a former nursing home administrator, I’m intimately familiar with the multiple priorities, demands and challenges administrators just like you face on a daily basis.

Related Items: Nursing Care Center , Transitions of Care , In Touch (Nursing Care Center Newsletter) , Skilled Nursing Facility

03/10/2014
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CLABSI Toolkit and Monograph

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Access current information and find guidance on practices, as well as the most appropriate tools, resources, and education to assist your organization in reducing CLABSIs.

Related Items: Health Care-Associated Infections , Research Resources , Infection Control , Home Care , Disease-Specific Care , CLABSI , Hospital , Central line , Ambulatory Health Care , Nursing Care Center , Toolkit

02/25/2014
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7 Steps to Accreditation & Specialty Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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This checklist provides skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long term care facilities a concise overview of the accreditation process.

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02/24/2014
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Post-Acute Care and Memory Care

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Joint Commission's Nursing Care Center accreditation program offers two certification options for organizations looking to further recognize their care competencies.

Related Items: Nursing Care Center , Certification Options , Memory Care , Post-Accute

02/18/2014
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Accreditation and Specialty Certification

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Overview Guide covering fees, timelines, and resources.

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02/18/2014
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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI).

Related Items: Nursing Care Center , Crosswalk

01/31/2014
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Prepublication Standards - Requirements for Memory Care Certification, the Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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As announced in the January 2014 issue of Perspectives (pages 8–13), The Joint Commission will implement new memory care accreditation requirements for nursing care centers effective July 1, 2014.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Nursing Care Center , Standards , Certification

01/23/2014
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Facts about the Tracer Methodology

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The Joint Commission’s on-site survey process includes tracer methodology.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Tracer Methodology

01/17/2014
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2014 National Patient Safety Goals Slide Presentation

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Changes for 2014 - A new NPSG focusing on safe clinical alarm management for hospitals and critical access hospitals will be introduced in 2014 with a phased implementation.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , National Patient Safety Goals , NPSG , Behavioral Health Home , 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

01/03/2014
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Prepublication - Memory Care Requirements for Nursing Care Center Accreditation

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The Joint Commission recently approved new and revised requirements which focus on the care of patients or residents with memory-impacting conditions such as Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Nursing Care Center , Dementia , Memory Problems

12/18/2013
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Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Performance Measurement , Other Measures , Monograph , Research Resources

12/02/2013
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Gina Zimmermann

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Gina Zimmermann is the executive director for Nursing Care Center Accreditation. In this role, she oversees the strategic direction and performance of the Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program.

Related Items: Nursing Care Center , Staff Biographies

11/19/2013
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Facts about the Nursing Care Center (NCC) Accreditation program

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The Joint Commission’s Nursing Care Center (NCC) Accreditation program is designed to help providers achieve, maintain and demonstrate consistent excellence in the services they provide.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Nursing Care Center

11/18/2013
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