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Sentinel Event Data - Root Causes by Event Type

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - Root Causes by Event Type (2004 - 2013)

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

04/15/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, 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 - 2013)

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

04/15/2014

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

Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Sentinel Event Statistics as of March 25, 2014.

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

04/15/2014

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

The Joint Commission enterprise’s key accomplishments of 2013

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Infographic - The Joint Commission enterprise’s key accomplishments of 2013

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Nursing Care Center, Joint Commission History

04/04/2014

Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care

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A Roadmap for Hospitals

 
This monograph was developed by The Joint Commission to inspire hospitals to integrate concepts from the communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care fields into their organizations.

Related Topics: Research Resources, Monograph, Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care

04/03/2014

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

03/25/2014

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

Facts about scoring and accreditation decisions for 2014

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The scoring and decision process is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements regarding their relationship to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Topics: Accreditation Decisions, Scoring, Nursing Care Center, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Accreditation Process, Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Home Care

03/19/2014

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

Accreditation Process Overview

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The Joint Commission’s accreditation process seeks to help organizations identify and resolve problems and to inspire them to improve the safety and quality of care and services provided. The process focuses on systems critical to the safety and the quality of care, treatment and services.

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

03/19/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Behavioral Health Home Certification

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Behavioral Health Home Certification, which launched January 1, 2014, is an optional certification available to organizations accredited under The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation program.

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

03/03/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual Files for Feb. 12, 2014 webinar: Roadmap to Accreditation

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Webinar on how to take the first steps towards Joint Commission behavioral health accreditation.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

02/24/2014

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

Facts about the unannounced survey process

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Find out more about The Joint Commission's unannounced survey process.

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

02/11/2014

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

Facts about the Early Survey Policy

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The Joint Commission’s Early Survey Policy allows healthcare organizations to undergo a survey prior to having the ability to demonstrate full compliance with all Joint Commission standards, and receive a preliminary accreditation decision.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Survey Process, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Home Care

02/11/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Readiness Checklist for Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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How ready are you for Joint Commission accreditation?

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Becoming Accredited

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

10 Steps to BHC Accreditation

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Great achievements come one step at a time. Your 10-step guide to achieving Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care accreditation.

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

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care On-Site Survey Overview

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A snapshot of the survey process

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

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

10 Steps to Accreditation (Spanish)

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10 steps to behavioral health accreditation provided in Spanish language (diez pasos para lograr la acreditación).

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Accreditation Process

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Guide

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2014 Guide to Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care - 2014

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

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

01/21/2014

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

Facts about the Tracer Methodology

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The Joint Commission’s on-site survey process includes tracer methodology.

Related Topics: Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Tracer Methodology, Nursing Care Center

01/17/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Prepublication Standards - Revisions to Opioid Treatment Program Requirements

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The Joint Commission has been involved in a re-approval process with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for the Behavioral Health Care Opioid Treatment Program (OTP).

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Prepublication Standards, Opioids

01/16/2014

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

2014 National Patient Safety Goals Slide Presentation

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Changes for 2014 - A new NPSG focusing on safe clinical alarm management for hospitals and critical access hospitals will be introduced in 2014 with a phased implementation.

Related Topics: Hospital, Laboratory Services, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, National Patient Safety Goals, Behavioral Health Home, 2014 National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG

01/03/2014

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

Applicability of MM Standards to Sample Medications

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Office-Based Surgery, Medication Management, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

01/02/2014

Behavioral Health Care

BHC News - Issue 4, 2013

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News about the Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, published quarterly.

Related Topics: BHC News (Newsletter), Behavioral Health Care

12/23/2013

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

2014 Survey Activity Guide

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2014 Organization Survey Activity Guide now available. Among the minimal changes, the Survey Guide for Health Care Organizations has been updated to include deletions and additions to the Document Lists.

Related Topics: Survey Activity Guide, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Home Care

12/20/2013

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