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The Joint Commission seeks to clarify 'misperceptions' of its pain standards

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AHA News, Apr 27, 2016 The Joint Commission seeks to clarify 'misperceptions' of its pain standards

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05/05/2016
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The Joint Commission Pain Standards: Five Misconceptions

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The Healthcare Blog, April 18, 2016

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05/05/2016
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TJC Clarifies Statement on Pain Management

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AHC Media, April 19, 2015 TJC Clarifies Statement on Pain Management

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05/05/2016
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The Joint Commission's pain management standards: 5 key notes

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Becker’s ASC Review, April 15, 2016

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05/05/2016
Standards FAQ

Orders - Texting

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What is The Joint Commission's position on texting orders?

05/05/2016
Standards FAQ

Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) - Low Volume Practitioners - Data Use From Another Organization

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Can organizations use data from outside organizations in lieu of collecting their own data to accomplish the Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE)?  Can outside data be used for low volume practitioners?

05/05/2016
Blog

It’s as simple as 1-2-3

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Prevent unintended retained foreign objects (URFOs); simply incorporate a “count” process.

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05/05/2016
Topics Library

Pioneers in Quality: “ABCs of eCQMs: Acronyms and Resources You Need to Know”

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QDM, JIRA, and VSAC, oh my! Organizations adopting eCQMs need to master a new vocabulary.This webinar replay covers common eCQM terms, tools, and resources you need to know as you enter the world of eCQM reporting.

Related Items: Webinar , Pioneers in Quality

05/05/2016
Topics Library

Facts about Home Care Accreditation

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Established in 1988, The Joint Commission’s Home Care Accreditation program accredits more than 6,000 organizations that provide home care services directly or through a contracted individual or organization.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Home Care , Home Health , Pharmacy , Accreditation Program

05/03/2016
Topics Library

Pioneers in Quality Advisory Panel Member Brochure

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As a key component of this new program, a multi-stakeholder committee has been established to advise The Joint Commission as to the successes and challenges hospitals are experiencing as they progress in their use of eCQMs. View the brochure.

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05/03/2016
Topics Library

Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

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Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

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05/03/2016
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Speak Up: Preventing Medical Errors

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New campaign video, podcast, and Infographic - Speak UP: Right ID, Right Care - When you’re in the hospital, nurses are supposed to use “patient identifiers”, this ensures the right patient gets the right kind of care, in the right place, and at the right time. This may include asking your name, birthday, checking your wristband and maybe even your phone number. Hospitals are busy places, there may be other patients that look like you or have similar names. Make sure you are being identified correctly, if you are concerned, always Speak UP!

Related Items: Speak Up , Medical Errors , Patient Identifers , Patient Safety

05/03/2016
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Speak Up: Right ID, Right Care

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When you’re in the hospital, nurses are supposed to use “patient identifiers”, this ensures the right patient gets the right kind of care, in the right place, and at the right time. This may include asking your name, birthday, checking your wristband and maybe even your phone number.

Hospitals are busy places, there may be other patients that look like you or have similar names. Make sure you are being identified correctly, if you are concerned, always Speak UP!

05/03/2016
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Prepublication Standards

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New Prepublication Standards are now available.

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05/03/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Revisions to Advanced Certification Requirements for Heart Failure

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The requirements for the Advanced Certification for Heart Failure have been updated as part of an initiative to keep The Joint Commission’s certification programs current.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Disease-Specific Care , Heart Failure , Hospital , Advanced Certification in Heart Failure

05/03/2016
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Home Care Webinar Replays

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Added - Improving Patient Perception of Care, April 12, 2016

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05/02/2016
Topics Library

New Community-Based Palliative Care Certification Option for Home Health & Hospice Launches July 1, 2016. Standards Available Now!

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Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will recognize home health and hospice organizations that provide top caliber, community-based palliative care to patients and families in their home (primary place of residence).

Related Items: Home Care , Palliative Care

05/02/2016
Topics Library

Value of Joint Commission Accreditation

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Ambulatory Care Accreditation - What is the value of Joint Commission accreditation? Here’s what our customers say.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Becoming Accredited , Survey Process , Testimonials , Toolkit

04/29/2016
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NCC Requirements

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Joint Commission Requirements is a free listing of all policy revisions to standards published in Joint Commission Perspectives that have gone into effect since the accreditation/certification manual was last issued.

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04/29/2016
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OBS Requirements

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Joint Commission Requirements is a free listing of all policy revisions to standards published in Joint Commission Perspectives that have gone into effect since the accreditation/certification manual was last issued.

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04/29/2016
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