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Health Care Staffing Services

Certification Review Process Guide Corporate Addendum

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Health Care Staffing Certification

 
The 2015 Health Care Staffing Services Review Process Guide and Review Process Guide Corporate Addendum are available for viewing. There are no changes to these guides for 2015.

Related Topics: Review Process Guide, Health Care Staffing, Corporate Review Process, Certification Process, Preparation, Resource, HCSS Program Overview

07/28/2015

Health Care Staffing Services

Health Care Staffing Certification Review Process Guide

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The 2015 Health Care Staffing Services Review Process Guide is available for viewing. There are no changes to this guides for 2015.

Related Topics: HCSS Program Overview, Resource, Preparation, Certification Process, Corporate Review Process, Health Care Staffing, Review Process Guide

07/28/2015

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, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

A Joint Commission and FDA Webinar on Reprocessing of Scopes Q&A Replay

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The objective of this webinar is to provide information on the FDA’s past and ongoing activities to minimize patient exposure to infections that can result from improperly reprocessing of scopes.

Related Topics: Infection Control, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Palliative Care, Webinar, Behavioral Health Home, FDA Reprocessing of Scopes

06/26/2015

Health Care Staffing Services

Recording and Slides from Strategies for a Successful Health Care Staffing Services Certification Review

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May 28, 2015

 
Recording now posted for Health Care Staffing Services Certification May 28 Teleconference.

Related Topics: HCS Previous Teleconferences, Health Care Staffing

06/03/2015

Health Care Staffing Services

Recording and Slides from Quick Start to Certification: Health Care Staffing Services Certification Preparation

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December 5, 2014

 
Previous teleconference about the benefits of health care staffing certification.

Related Topics: Certification, HCS Previous Teleconferences, Previous Webinar, Health Care Staffing

12/08/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

How Ready Is My Staffing Firm for Joint Commission Certification? (A readiness checklist)

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Take this quick quiz and find out! If you answered “yes” to at least 17 questions, your organization has the sound business principles in place that form the backbone of our certification review.

Related Topics: Certification Basics, Certification Process, Health Care Staffing, Preparation, Resource

11/24/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

Facts about Health Care Staffing Services Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS) Certification Program provides an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s ability to provide qualified and competent staffing services.

Related Topics: Certification, Health Care Staffing, Certification Fact Sheets, Certification Program

11/24/2014

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

11/19/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

Healthcare Staffing: How ready is my staffing firm?

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"How ready is my firm to apply today?" Quiz

Related Topics: Health Care Staffing, Certification

10/10/2014

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

10/07/2014

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, Palliative Care

Why Organizations Self Report Sentinel Events to The Joint Commission

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This article, first published in the September 2014 issue of Joint Commission Perspectives, explores the benefits to organizations of working through the sentinel event process and how it improves patient safety.

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

08/29/2014

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Palliative Care

Facts about scoring and the certification decision

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The scoring and decision process for certification is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements related to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Certification Fact Sheets, Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Fact Sheets

07/18/2014

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, Palliative Care

Speak Up: Anesthesia and Sedation

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New Speak Up infographic that includes a description of types of anesthesia, information to tell your doctor, and precautions you should take before and after receiving anesthesia or sedation.

Related Topics: Speak Up, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Speak Up Infographic, Infographic, Anesthesia, Sedation, Palliative Care

06/06/2014

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

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

04/04/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

Recording of March 4 Teleconference: How to Implement Health Care Staffing Services Certification into your 2014 Business Plan

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Audio recording and presentation slides from the March 4 Teleconference: How to Implement Health Care Staffing Services Certification into your 2014 Business Plan.

Related Topics: Health Care Staffing, HCS Previous Teleconferences, Teleconferences

03/06/2014

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, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Tackle your organization’s challenges using Joint Commission tools

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Tools ready for use by C-Suite leaders and organizational quality and safety teams.

Related Topics: Standards BoosterPak, Targeted Solutions Tool, Core Measure Solutions Exchange, Leading Practice Library, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Brochure, Speak Up, Sentinel Event

10/11/2013

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

2014 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Decision Rule, Behavioral Health Home, Palliative Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Certification, Accreditation, Nursing Care Center

07/23/2013

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Palliative Care

Revised: Certification Decision Process

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Certification, Certification Process, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, 2013 Joint Commission Requirement

07/19/2013

Health Care Staffing Services

Recording of June 19 HCSS Teleconference: Preparation Essentials

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A/V recording and slides of the June 19 HCSS Teleconference: Preparation Essentials Teleconference

Related Topics: HCS Previous Teleconferences, Health Care Staffing

06/20/2013

Health Care Staffing Services

Maryland Senate Bill 1057

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On May 2, 2013 the Governor of Maryland signed Senate Bill 1057 which requires health care staffing firms to be licensed by the Office of Health Care Quality, in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Related Topics: Health Care Staffing

06/10/2013

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

Speak Up: Tips for Your Doctor's Visit

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Updated brochure provides tips to help patients during doctor visits.

Related Topics: Speak Up, Doctor's Visit, Nursing Care Center, General Public, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Transitions of Care Patient Information, Palliative Care

06/03/2013

Health Care Staffing Services

Performance Measurement Examples for Health Care Staffing

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Examples of How to Calculate HCSS Standardized Measure Rates

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Health Care Staffing

04/04/2013

Health Care Staffing Services

Certification Measure Information Process (CMIP): What’s Due & When?

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Certification Measure Information Process

Related Topics: Certification, Health Care Staffing

04/04/2013

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

04/01/2013

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