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ORYX® Risk Adjustment Guide

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The ORYX Risk Adjustment Guide provides ORYX vendors an understanding of how to implement The Joint Commission's risk models for core paper-based measure data. This guide is written by and the data files provided by the Joint Commission's statistical unit.

Related Items: Hospital , ORYX , Performance Measurement , Core Measures

07/10/2014
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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiatives

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Sudden cardiac arrest accounts for approximately 350,000 deaths in the United States annually; while many people affected have a history of cardiac disease, countless others have no cardiac history and are unaware of any risk factors.

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

05/21/2014
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National Quality Forum (NQF) Endorsed Nursing-Sensitive Care Performance Measures

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In January 2004, the National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsed a compilation of nursing-sensitive care performance measures. The measures were identified through the NQF consensus development process within a framework that organized the measures into categories and provided a structure to define. . .

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Other Measures , CAUTI , CLABSI , Health Care-Associated Infections , VAP

02/10/2014
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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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Osteoporosis Initiative

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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: Performance Measurement , Measure Development Initiatives , Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

09/20/2013
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Performance Measurement Examples for Health Care Staffing

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Examples of How to Calculate HCSS Standardized Measure Rates

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04/04/2013
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Improving America’s Hospitals - The Joint Commission’s Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2011

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For the first time, The Joint Commission’s annual report on quality and safety, Improving America’s Hospitals, lists hospitals and critical access hospitals that are top performers in using evidence-based care processes closely linked to positive patient outcomes.

Related Items: Annual Report , Performance Measurement , Quality , Safety

09/13/2011
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Patient Blood Management Performance Measures Project

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Patient Blood Management performance measures

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Other Measures

06/27/2011
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Comprehensive Review of Hospital Core Measures

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This overview is intended to summarize the challenges and decisions that impacted the development and testing of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) heart failure (HF) and community acquired. . .

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Core Measure Information

11/03/2010
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Attributes of Core Performance Measures and Associated Evaluation Criteria

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Attributes of Core Performance Measures and Associated Evaluation Criteria

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11/03/2010
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Principles Respecting Joint Commission Core Performance Measurement Activities

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These principles respecting core performance measurement activities are intended to guide the Joint Commission in the identification, implementation and use of tools for measuring and improving patient care.

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Core Measure Information

11/03/2010
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Staffing Measures

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10/20/2010
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National Hospital Quality Measures - ICU

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After soliciting input from a wide variety of stakeholders in early 2002, The Joint Commission developed a set of performance measures applicable to the intensive care setting.

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10/03/2010
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Improving America’s Hospitals - The Joint Commission’s Annual Report on Quality and Safety - 2010

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Improving America's Hospitals The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety - 2010

Related Items: Annual Report , ORYX , Performance Measurement , Quality , Safety

09/22/2010
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Accountability Measures: The Joint Commission’s New Approach to Performance Measurement

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Presentation slides from audioconference: Accountability Measures The Joint Commission’s New Approach to Performance Measurement. June 30, 2010 Speaker: Dr Mark Chassin

Related Items: Nurse , ORYX , Performance Measurement , Physician , Systems , Core Measures

06/30/2010
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Candidate Measure Information Form

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Candidate Measure Information Form

Related Items: Nurse , ORYX , Performance Measurement , Physician , Systems , Core Measures

03/17/2010
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Health Care Staffing Services Certification Program Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - 2nd Edition

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Health Care Staffing Services Certification Program Performance Measurement Implementation Guide - 2nd Edition - Complete Guide]

Related Items: Health Care Staffing , Performance Measurement , HCSS Program Overview

03/15/2010
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Improving America's Hospitals The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety - 2009

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Improving America's Hospitals The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety - 2009

Related Items: Annual Report , ORYX , Performance Measurement , Quality , Safety

01/07/2010