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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.

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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.

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09/20/2013
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Core measure changes that impact Accountability Measures

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In August, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced modifications to its hospital quality measures data reporting requirements under its Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program.

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09/09/2013
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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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The Joint Commission Expands Performance Measurement Requirements

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The Joint Commission Expands Performance Measurement Requirements for General Medical/Surgical Hospitals

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11/30/2012
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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

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06/27/2011
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Evolution of Performance Measurement at The Joint Commission

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The history of The Joint Commission is rooted in performance measurement, and dates back to Ernest A. Codman and the development of his “end results thesis”. . .

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Core Measure Information

11/03/2010
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Key Historical Activities

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The overarching objective of these activities was to establish the prerequisite technical infrastructures within health care organizations, measurement systems and at The Joint Commission...

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11/03/2010
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Ongoing Activities

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The overarching objective of these activities was the introduction and initial use of standardized core measures.

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11/03/2010
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Future Goals and Objectives

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The overarching objectives these activities are...

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11/03/2010
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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. . .

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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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