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Facts about accountability measures

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Learn more about accountability measures—quality measures that meet four criteria designed to identify measures that produce the greatest positive impact on patient outcomes when hospitals demonstrate improvement.

Related Topics: Top Performer, Critical Access Hospital, Accountability Measures, Fact Sheets, Hospital, Core Measure Fact Sheets, Core Measures, Performance Measurement, ORYX

09/04/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Top Performer 2014 Eligibility Criteria (For 2015 Recognition)

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Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals reporting ORYX data on one or more core measure sets, which contain accountability measures identified for inclusion in The Joint Commission’s calculation of accountability measure composite rates for calendar year 2014...

Related Topics: Top Performer, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Accountability Measures, Eligibility

07/29/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Communication guidelines for The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that achieve excellence in performance on The Joint Commission’s accountability measures are recognized for their achievement through designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Top Performer

10/30/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Communication guidelines for hospital systems about The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that achieve excellence in performance on The Joint Commission’s accountability measures are recognized for their achievement through designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®.

Related Topics: Top Performer, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

10/30/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Demonstrating High Reliability on Accountability Measures at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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The need to improve the quality of health care is well documented. Despite decades of efforts, patients continue to suffer preventable harm, often from the omission of recommended medical therapies.

Related Topics: High Reliability, Top Performer, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Top Performer 2013 Eligibility Criteria (For 2014 Recognition)

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Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals reporting ORYX data on one or more core measure sets, which contain accountability measures identified for inclusion in The Joint Commission’s calculation of accountability measure composite rates for calendar year 2013...

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Accountability Measures, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Improving America’s Hospitals: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2013

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The 2013 report includes The Joint Commission’s list of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® hospitals. Thirty-three percent of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals that reported accountability measure data to The Joint Commission in 2012 are recognized as Top Performer hospitals.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Annual Report, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

List of 2013 Accountability Measures (For 2014 Recognition)

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The Accountability Measure list includes an additional column where a check is displayed next to each individual measure for which current year 2013 data will be used for Top Performer Recognition in 2014.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Accountability Measures, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Hospital List of The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

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The Joint Commission recognizes the following accredited hospitals that attained excellence in accountability measure performance during calendar year 2012

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Program

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Launched in September 2011, The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®* program recognizes accredited hospitals that attain excellence on accountability measure performance.

Related Topics: Top Performer, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

10/29/2013

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