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Ambulatory Health Care

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SIRAS - Free Online Influenza Testing Courses added October 2013.

04/23/2014
Blog

Getting to the heart of credentialing and privileging

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Susan Herrold, M.N., R.N., and Mary Pat Hall, M.S.N., R.N., Joint Commission ambulatory surveyors, share their thoughts on credentialing and privileging in the ambulatory setting.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory Advisor , Ambulatory

04/23/2014
Blog

Taking care of my parents

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We know the reasons for overuse of medical treatments and tests are multifactorial. We also know that most of the time, the clinician has good intentions. But ordering dangerous tests for frail elderly patients who do not want them demonstrates lack of both knowledge and caring. With first-hand experience with this dangerous situation, I proposed a call to action in "JAMA Internal Medicine."

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04/23/2014
Topics Library

Have you considered hiring Joint Commission certified staffing firms?

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Did you know that by contracting with Joint Commission certified staffing firms, you may be meeting key HR accreditation requirements?

Related Items: Health Care Staffing , Certification

04/22/2014
Content Page

Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)

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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)- Updated free course offering for the 2013-2014 Flu season. Enroll in the course. Download the inforgraphic. Listen to new Podcast.

Related Items: Laboratory Services , Nursing Care Center , Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care , Influenza , Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Research Resources

04/22/2014
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.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Primary Care Medical Home

04/22/2014
Videos

Beyond the quick swab: improving rapid influenza testing

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Clinicians need the right tools to make the right decisions for patients, according to Daniel Jernigan, M.D., M.P.H., deputy director, Influenza Division, NCIRD, CDC. That’s why the CDC and The Joint Commission have partnered to produce the free online courses - Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings. Earn two hours of free CE credits.
 

Related Items: SIRAS , Influenza , Flu

04/22/2014
Topics Library

Audio/Visual Files for Apr 16 webinar: Adding Behavioral Health Home Services

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Audio/Visual Files for Apr 16 webinar: Adding Behavioral Health Home Services: Considerations for Quality.

Related Items: Previous Webinar

04/21/2014
Topics Library

Facts about Speak Up™ Initiatives

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The Joint Commission’s award winning Speak Up™ program urges patients to take an active role in preventing health care errors by becoming involved and informed participants on their health care team. First launched as a print campaign in March 2002 with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,

Related Items: Fact Sheets , General Public , Patient Safety , Speak Up , Patient Rights , Patient Safety Fact Sheets

04/21/2014
Blog

Thanks to the Nation's Laboratorians

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Welcome to National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week – an annual celebration calling attention to the professionals behind the scenes who play a crucial role in health care.

Related Items: Laboratory Blog , Laboratory Services

04/21/2014
Topics Library

Physician Leader Monthly - April 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders. .

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04/18/2014
Blog

Dinner with a friend, message from an advocate

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Recently, a friend and I had dinner when the topic of choices of health care organizations came up, prompting my friend to say that she was reluctant to go with an organization recommended by her physician due to a previous bad experience.

Related Items: Home Care , Home Care Accreditation

04/17/2014
Standards FAQ

Competence of Independent Practitioners to Perform Waived Tests

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Are competency assessments required for licensed independent practitioners (LIP's) performing waived testing?

Related Items: Licensed Independent Practitioner , Waived Test

04/17/2014
Blog

Taking a stand against costly and complex

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In 2006, McKinsey Global Institute compared health care spending by country and concluded the U.S. spent nearly $650 billion more than other developed countries on health care. You read that right – $650 billion. It’s this alarming trend that I tackle in an upcoming article in The Journal of Integrated Healthcare Delivery.

Related Items: Physician , Blog

04/16/2014
Blog

Desperately Seeking (Urgent Care) Patients?

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Set your urgent care organization apart from others! Read some great ideas and resources to help your urgent care organization think like a retailer.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Ambulatory Blog , Urgent Care

04/15/2014
Topics Library

Core eMeasure Pilot Project Systems List

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View the Core eMeasure Pilot Project Systems List which includes all performance measurement systems and Electronic Health Record (EHR) companies that have agreed to participate in the ORYX Core eMeasure Pilot Project.

Related Items: Performance Measurement , Performance Measurement Systems

04/10/2014
Blog

What you need to know about revised ambulatory care eligibility requirements

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Whether your organization is currently accredited or seeking accreditation under the Joint Commission ambulatory care program, here's what you need to know about revisions to the eligibility criteria.

Related Items: Ambulatory Advisor , Ambulatory

04/08/2014
Content Page

Articles, Case Studies, Publications

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NEW articles on High Reliability added March 2013

Related Items: High Reliability

04/04/2014
Topics Library

Facts about Memory Care accreditation requirements and optional Memory Care Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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The Joint Commission has developed new memory care requirements for the Nursing Care Center accreditation program. The standards are effective July 1, 2014. Also, The Joint Commission is introducing a new, optional Memory Care Certification within its Nursing Care Center Accreditation program.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Nursing Care Center , Nursing Home , Alzheimer's Disease , Memory Care

04/03/2014
Topics Library

Enterprise Champion for Quality - A Recognition for Franchisors

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The Joint Commission's annual recognition for Franchisors, Enterprise Champion for Quality.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Home Care , Franchisor Recognition

04/03/2014
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