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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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Facts about ORYX® for Hospitals (National Hospital Quality Measures)

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ORYX® is The Joint Commission’s performance measurement and improvement initiative, first implemented in 1997.

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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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Critical Access Hospital Project

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer critical access hospitals to pilot test draft critical access hospital (CAH) performance measures.

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03/18/2013
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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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Advanced Certification in Heart Failure Measures

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer hospitals and their associated heart failure outpatient facilities to pilot test draft advanced certification in heart failure (ACHF) performance measures.

Related Items: Heart Failure , Performance Measurement , Certification , Measure Development Initiatives , Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

08/08/2012
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Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer hospitals to pilot test draft comprehensive stroke (CSTK) performance measures.

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06/06/2012
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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”. . .

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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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