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February 6, 2013

Joint Commission Online is The Joint Commission's weekly newsletter and is posted every Wednesday.




Comment on the standards

Customers and other interested parties are invited to comment on the standards via an online form on The Joint Commission website. The Joint Commission is interested in knowing which standards our customers and stakeholders value the most, and those which they consider to be of questionable value to the delivery of quality health care.


Patient safety


2012 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award recipients announced

On February 6, The National Quality Forum (NQF) and The Joint Commission announced the 2012 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards The honorees are: Saul N. Weingart, M.D., Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass., Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, Calif and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Houston, Texas.




New blog: Ambulatory Buzz

News about The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Care program is now brought to readers via Ambulatory Buzz, a new blog that publishes biweekly. Ambulatory Buzz takes the place of Ambulatory Advisor, the quarterly newsletter that has been in publication since 1997.


New! Sign up for e-Alerts of new blog postings

Sign up for automatic email alerts (e-Alerts) about new blog postings from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission has nine blogs.


Free demos of survey compliance tools

Learn about cost-effective compliance management tools that can help your organization prepare for unannounced surveys. Joint Commission Resources (JCR) is offering free demonstrations of CMSAccess, JCAccess and ECM (E-dition Compliance Monitor) Plus. View the software video for a high level overview.


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