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Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care: 2018 National Patient Safety Goals

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2018 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Behavioral Health Care

11/15/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar Replay and Slides for Nov 7 webinar: Resources for Readiness

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This webinar covers some of the many resources provided by The Joint Commission to help organizations obtain and maintain their accreditation.

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

11/12/2017

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

10/18/2017

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

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

10/11/2017

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

10/09/2017

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, Previous Webinar, Teleconferences, 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, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, 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, Sentinel Event Statistics, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care

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

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, Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Patient Safety, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Previous Webinar

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: Mental Health, Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar

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, Certification Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Home

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

03/14/2017

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