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Surgical Care Improvement Project

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The Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) is a national quality partnership of organizations interested in improving surgical care by significantly reducing surgical complications. SCIP Partners include the Steering Committee of 10 national organizations who have pledged their commitment. . .

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Core Measure Set , Infection Prevention and HAIs

10/16/2014
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Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services

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The Joint Commission and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS), the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc. (NRI) collaborated on the development of a set of core performance measures.

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Core Measure Set , Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

10/16/2014
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Children's Asthma Care

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Three Children's Asthma Care measures were introduced for implementation effective April 1, 2007. Data collection for the measure set began with April 2007 discharges. CAC-3 was initially implemented as a test measure pending National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsement.

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10/16/2014
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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 , Infection Prevention and HAIs , VAP

02/10/2014
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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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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.

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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
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Externally Funded Research Projects

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List of Externally Funded Research Projects involving The Joint Commission's Division of Quality Measurement and Research

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

10/16/2009