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Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care: 2017 National Patient Safety Goals

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2017 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, National Patient Safety Goals

12/02/2016

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

2017 National Patient Safety Goals Presentation

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The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals presentation for 2017 is now available!

Related Topics: NPSG, Behavioral Health Home, Hospital, Home Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, National Patient Safety Goals

11/22/2016

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

Webinar Replay and Slides: SAFER Matrix

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November 15, 2016

 
November 15, 2016 webinar replay and slides: The SAFER™ Matrix

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

11/22/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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In 1969, The Joint Commission began accrediting providers of programs/services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and expanded in 1972 to include the evaluation and accreditation of organizations providing mental health and addiction services.

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

11/18/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) accreditation

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) established an accreditation requirement in federal regulations in 2001 to help opioid treatment programs (OTPs) improve the quality of patient care, treatment and services delivered in the OTP setting.

Related Topics: Opioids, Accreditation Program, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care

11/18/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Home Care

Facts about federal deemed status and state recognition

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In order for a health care organization to participate in and receive federal payment from Medicare or Medicaid programs, one of the requirements is that a health care organization meet the government requirements for program participation.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, CMS, Critical Access Hospital, Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Deemed Status, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program

11/18/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Home Care

2016 Survey Activity Guide

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Corrected - The August, 2016 release of the Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations included contents regarding California hospital survey activities that were discontinued as of May 2016.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Survey Activity Guide

11/14/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Revisions Announced for Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapters

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Environment of Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement

11/04/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

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

10/31/2016

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, Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid), Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

The SAFER™ Matrix and Changes to the Post-Survey Process

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As announced in the May 2016 Perspectives, The Joint Commission is conducting a series of interrelated process improvement projects known as Project REFRESH.

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

10/26/2016

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

Webinar Replay and Slides: SAFER Matrix

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October 18, 2016 webinar replay and slides: The SAFER™ Matrix

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

10/26/2016

Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 8 - New antimicrobial stewardship standard

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Effective January 1, 2017, a new Medication Management (MM) standard, MM.09.01.01, on antimicrobial stewardship will be applicable to accredited critical access hospitals, hospitals, and nursing care centers.

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

10/18/2016

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

10/14/2016

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

Benefits of Joint Commission Accreditation

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Learn more about how Joint Commission accreditation can benefit your organization.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Accreditation, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets, Benefits of Accreditation, Behavioral Health Care

10/05/2016

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

Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

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

09/26/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Audio Visual files for September 13 webinar: Accreditation - Stepping Stone to CCBHCs

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Webinar replay: topics include the state of integrated care in behavioral health and the evolving role of health homes and Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers, as well as how accreditation can be a useful strategy for organizations looking to create new opportunities in these areas.

Related Topics: Integrated Care Certification, Behavioral Health Home, Mental Health, Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar

09/14/2016

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

Notifying The Joint Commission About Organization Changes

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: 2016 Joint Commission Requirement, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center

09/13/2016

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, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Project REFRESH and the Survey Analysis For Evaluating Risk (SAFER) Matrix

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Webinar Replay - August 17, 2016

 
This webinar replay's objective is to educate our customers about the new Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk (SAFER) matrix, and upcoming improvements to the accreditation process.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, SAFER Matrix, Integrated Care Certification, Palliative Care, Webinar

09/12/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Home Certification - 2016

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2016 Pricing worksheet for determining the cost of behavioral health home certification.

Related Topics: Pricing Worksheet, Behavioral Health Care, Behavioral Health Home

09/07/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2016

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2016 worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Cost, Annual Fee, Fees, Pricing, On-site survey fee

09/07/2016

Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 7 - Eating disorders 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 residential and outpatient eating disorders programs. These standards are designed to improve the quality and safety of care, treatment, or services provided by eating disorders programs.

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

08/15/2016

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

Sentinel Event Data - Event Type by Year

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - Event Type by Year (2005 - Q2- 2016)

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

08/01/2016

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 7/5/2016)

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

08/01/2016

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 - Q2-2016)

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

08/01/2016

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