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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

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: Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, 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: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar, Mental Health, Behavioral Health Home, Integrated Care Certification

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, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing

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, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Home Care, 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: Behavioral Health Care, Pricing Worksheet, 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: Pricing, On-site survey fee, Behavioral Health Care, Cost, Annual Fee, Fees

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, Home Care

2016 Survey Activity Guide

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The Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations has been updated to reflect changes in Joint Commission procedures that took effect August 1, 2016. See the What's New Page for more information.

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

08/03/2016

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

08/01/2016

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

Statement of Conditions Process Changes Effective August 1

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

07/27/2016

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

UPDATE: Surveying to the 2012 Life Safety Code

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Life Safety Code, Nursing Care Center, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

07/27/2016

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, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

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Open and candid communication with patients and their families is a key component of safe and effective health care. However, communication between caregivers and patients is sometimes hindered by longstanding myths and misconceptions about the sharing of information.

Related Topics: Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Patient Safety, Patient Rights, Patient-Provider Communication, Palliative Care, Integrated Care Certification, Patient Engagement, Patient-centered communications, Papers, Patient Blood Management Certification, Rights and Responsibilities

07/25/2016

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

Leading Practice Library

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An online library of solutions to help with health care safety.

 
The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Quality Improvement Tools, Hospital, Home Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

07/20/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Audio Visual files for July 12 webinar: New Standards and Compliance Overview

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Webinar replay: recent additions/revisions to Behavioral Health standards for Permanent Housing Support Services, Eating Disorders Treatment, and Opioid Treatment; and more.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

07/14/2016

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, Health Care Staffing Services

Evaluating and Responding to Suicide Risk - Tools and Practices for Consideration

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Webinar Replay

 
This webinar highlights recommendations for screening, risk assessment, safety, treatment, discharge, and follow up care for individuals at risk for suicide.

Related Topics: Suicide, Webinar, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Nursing Care Center

06/24/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for June 7 webinar: Strategies for a Successful Survey

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This webinar provides an overview of what happens during an accreditation survey and discusses strategies for preparation.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

06/09/2016

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

CMS and Joint Commission Adopt 2012 Life Safety Code

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

06/01/2016

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, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Common myths about The Joint Commission pain standards

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This free downloadable poster debunks the five most common myths about The Joint Commission pain standards.

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

05/06/2016

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

Update: Texting Orders

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

04/29/2016

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

Policy Changes Announced for Preliminary Denial of Accreditation PDA02 Decisions

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

04/29/2016

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, International Certification, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

The SAFER Matrix: A New Scoring Methodology

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Patient Blood Management Certification, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement, Integrated Care Certification, Palliative Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care

04/29/2016

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