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Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services

Framework for Conducting a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan

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A Framework for a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan In Response to a Sentinel Event

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, RCA, Root Cause, Sentinel Event, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

09/18/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar replay and Slides for Sep 12 webinar: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Substance Use Disorders

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Medication-assisted treatment for addictions is on the rise. In this one hour webinar, we discuss how it fits with Joint Commission standards and hear from Dr. Melinda Campopiano of SAMHSA and an accredited treatment program with recommendations and tips for use and reimbursement.

Related Topics: Webinar, Teleconferences, Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

09/15/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

Facts about Joint Commission standards

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Joint Commission standards are the basis of an objective evaluation process that can help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care, Standards

09/11/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Revised Medication Management EPs Across Programs

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: Office-Based Surgery, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

09/01/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data - General Information

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - General Information (2005 - Q2-2017)

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Sentinel Event Statistics

07/19/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 1/13//2017)

Related Topics: Sentinel Event Statistics, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center

07/19/2017

Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery

Revisions Continue for Life Safety and Environment of Care Chapters

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery

06/30/2017
06/30/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services

Sentinel Event Policy and Procedures

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Sentinel Event Policy and Procedures

Related Topics: Root Cause Analysis Matrix, Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Root Cause, Sentinel Event, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Patient Safety

06/29/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services

Webinar Replay and Slides: Building Your Safety Culture: A Job for Leaders

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April 27, 2017

 
In this webinar, The Joint Commission’s President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, offered attendees guidance on building your safety culture. an essential first step toward high reliability.

Related Topics: SAFER Matrix, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Previous Webinar, Patient Safety, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

06/20/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar Replay and Slides for June 13 - Strategies for a Successful Survey

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Learn more about the accreditation survey and post-survey process for behavioral health care organizations in this one hour webinar. Led by Peter Vance, Field Director for the Joint Commission behavioral health surveyor team, you'll hear about what happens during an accreditation survey, the types o

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care, Mental Health

06/16/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar Replay and Slides: May 30 - Why Choose Joint Commission for Behavioral Health Accreditation

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This one hour webinar is sponsored by Billing Solutions for Behavioral Health and presented by Joint Commission staff.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care, Mental Health

05/31/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Joint Commission Deletes Numerous EPs from Nonhospital Accreditation Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement

05/15/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar Replay and Slides: May 9 - Orientation to Behavioral Health Accreditation Requirements

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This one hour webinar provides an orientation to the Joint Commission behavioral health accreditation requirements including where to find them, how to read them, and resources for assistance with them.

Related Topics: Mental Health, Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

05/11/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar Replay and Slides: April 11 - Measurement-Based Care in Behavioral Health

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This one hour webinar provides a deeper understanding about the new outcomes requirement for organizations accredited under the Behavioral Health manual, which takes effect 1/1/2018.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar, BHC Outcomes Measures, Mental Health

04/14/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Revisions to Decision Rules and the Post-Survey Process

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2017 Joint Commission Requirement, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care

04/13/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Behavioral Health Home Certification

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Behavioral Health Home Certification is an optional certification available to organizations accredited under The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation program. The certification recognizes organizations and agencies that act as a health home for the individuals they serve.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Behavioral Health Home, Certification Fact Sheets

03/31/2017

Laboratory

Heather Hurley

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Executive Director, Laboratory Business Development

 
Heather Hurley is the executive director of Laboratory Business Development.

Related Topics: Staff Biographies, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program

03/21/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar Replay and Slides: Mar 14 - Roadmap to Behavioral Health Accreditation

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Learn more about how to plan for your behavioral health accreditation

Related Topics: Mental Health, Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar

03/17/2017

Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 10 - Housing support services standards for Behavioral Health Care

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In January 2016, The Joint Commission released a set of new Behavioral Health Care (BHC) standards for housing support services programs. These standards are applicable to any Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organization that is providing such services.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), CAUTI, Behavioral Health Care

03/14/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Bureau of Primary Health Care

CLARIFICATION: Sentinel Event Measures of Success Still in Effect

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2017 Joint Commission Requirement, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care

03/07/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification, Comprehensive Cardiac Center, Medication Compounding Certification

Changes Announced for the Survey/Review Notification Policy

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Patient Blood Management Certification, Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification , 2017 Joint Commission Requirement, Integrated Care Certification, Nursing Care Center, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care

03/07/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Julia S. Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ

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Executive Director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

 
Julia S. Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ is Executive Director, Behavioral Health Care and Psychiatric Hospital Accreditation

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care

03/07/2017

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