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

03/13/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual Files for Mar. 11 Webinar: Strategies for a Successful Survey

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Strategies for a Successful Behavioral Health Accreditation Survey, presented March 11, 2015. Features Joint Commission speakers Tracy Collander, Executive Director, Peter Vance, Field Director, and Laura O'Keefe, Sr. Account Executive.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar, On-Site Survey Process

03/12/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care On-Site Survey Overview

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A snapshot of the survey process

Related Topics: On-Site Survey Process, Behavioral Health Care

03/09/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Guide

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2015 Guide to Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Becoming Accredited, Addictions, Accreditation Answers, Accreditation Help, Accreditation Process

03/09/2015

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

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, Standards, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care

03/06/2015

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

Accreditation Decisions for Organizations Undergoing Initial Surveys

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, 2015 Joint Commission Requirement

03/05/2015

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

Accreditation with Follow-up Survey and Preliminary Denial of Accreditation Decision Processes for Organizations Undergoing Resurvey

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2015 Joint Commission Requirement, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center

03/05/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual Files for Feb. 18 webinar: Roadmap to Accreditation

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Learn more about the benefits of accreditation, how The Joint Commission is different, and how to get started on the path to Behavioral Health Accreditation.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar, Accreditation

02/27/2015

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

Request for Proposals-Transitions of Care for Venous Thromboembolism

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The Joint Commission, Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Independent Medical Education (IME) are collaborating to offer a new grant opportunity focused on transitions of care (TOC) for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE).

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

02/18/2015

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

Facts about the unannounced survey process

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The Joint Commission generally conducts unannounced surveys unless it is not feasible or logical to do so. All hospital and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services deeming or recognition surveys are unannounced. This fact sheet includes a table listing exceptions to unannounced surveys.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Unannounced Survey Process, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care

02/17/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Home Certification - 2015

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2015 Pricing worksheet for determining the cost of behavioral health home certification.

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

01/28/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

2015 Survey Activity Guide

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2015 Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations.

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

01/15/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2015

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2015 worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

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

01/14/2015

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

Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regard to patient safety.

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

01/13/2015

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

2015 National Patient Safety Goals Presentation

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The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals presentation for 2015 is now available!

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

01/06/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for Dec 3 Webinar: OTPs and Health Homes

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Audio/Visual files for Dec 3 Webinar: OTPs and Health Homes. Learn more about Joint Commission accreditation for medication-assisted Opioid Treatment organizations.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

12/10/2014

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

11/19/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Behavioral Health Care

11/14/2014

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

Standards by Program Related to IC and EM for Ebola Situations

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Standards Supporting Preparedness and Collaboration

 
Standards by Accreditation Program Related to Infection Control and Emergency Management for Ebola Situations

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Infection Control, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Ebola Preparedness, Emergency Management

11/05/2014

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 chemical dependency services.

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

10/09/2014

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

2015 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules for All Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement, Palliative Care

10/07/2014

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

Sentinel Event Data - Root Causes by Event Type

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - Root Causes by Event Type (2004 - 2Q 2014)

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

09/30/2014

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 (1995 - 2Q 2014)

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

09/30/2014

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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Sentinel Event Statistics as of September 5, 2014.

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

09/30/2014

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