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Prepublication Standards – Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification Program Standards and EPs

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The Joint Commission recently approved a new, optional certification program that will provide an independent evaluation of on organization’s eligibility to qualify as a comprehensive cardiac center.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Hospital , Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification

11/21/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Life Safety Code Update

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently adopted the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 101: Life Safety Code®* and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Life Safety Code

10/31/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Revisions to Advanced Certification Requirements for Inpatient Diabetes Care

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The requirements for the Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care have been updated as part of an initiative to keep The Joint Commission’s certification programs current. Standards are effective July 1, 2017.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Disease-Specific Care , Hospital , Inpatient Diabetes , Diabetes

10/17/2016
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