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Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Chart-based Vendor List (for Accreditation and Certification)

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Chart-based Vendor List

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement Systems

04/12/2017

Certification Vendor List

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View the Certification Vendor List which includes all vendors that support at least one hospital certification measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement

04/12/2017

Hospitals

eCQM Vendor List

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View the eCQM Vendor List which includes all vendors that have embedded at least one hospital eCQM measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement, eCQM

04/12/2017

Hospitals

Perinatal Care

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New! Clarification to Perinatal Care measure PC-05: Exclusive Breast Milk Feeding. The expanded Perinatal Care (PC) measure set is comprised of 5 measures.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Hospital, Performance Measurement

04/11/2017

Venous Thromboembolism

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The venous thromboembolism (VTE) measures were developed as a result of the ‘National Consensus Standards for the Prevention and Care of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)’ project between The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) that formally began in January 2005.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement

03/30/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) 2017 ORYX Measure Selection Instructions

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Information on making 2017 ORYX Measure Selections for Critical Access Hospitals is now available. 2017 ORYX Measure Selections (OMS) need to be made no later than March 1, 2017.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX

02/23/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Hospitals (ADC >10) 2017 ORYX Measure Selection Instructions

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Information on making 2017 ORYX Measure Selections for Hospitals (with Average Daily Census >10) is now available. 2017 ORYX Measure Selections (OMS) need to be made no later than March 1, 2017.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX

02/23/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Small Hospitals (ADC<=10) 2017 ORYX Measure Selection Instructions

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Information on making 2017 ORYX Measure Selections for Small Hospitals (Average Daily Census <= 10) is now available. 2017 ORYX Measure Selections (OMS) need to be made no later March 1, 2017.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement

02/23/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Freestanding Psychiatric Hospital 2017 ORYX Measure Selection Instructions

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Information on making 2017 ORYX Measure Selections for Freestanding Psychiatric Hospitals is now available. 2017 ORYX Measure Selections (OMS) need to be made no later than March 1, 2017.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement

02/23/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about ORYX® for Hospitals (National Hospital Quality Measures)

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The Joint Commission’s ORYX® initiative integrates performance measurement data into the accreditation process. ORYX measurement requirements are intended to support Joint Commission-accredited organizations in their quality improvement efforts.

Related Topics: Core Measure Fact Sheets, Performance Measurement, ORYX , Core Measures, Hospital, Fact Sheets

02/01/2017

Hospitals

List of 2016 Accountability Measures

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2016 Accountability Measure List for Accreditation

Related Topics: Accountability Measures, Performance Measurement

01/27/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

2017 ORYX Measure Selection Instructions

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2017 ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting: Measure Selection Process Instructions and Forms

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX

01/09/2017

Hospitals

Stroke

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The stroke (STK) measures were developed in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA)/Brain Attack Coalition (BAC) for use by Disease-Specific Care (DSC)-certified primary stroke centers.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set

01/05/2017

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Comprehensive Stroke Certification: Standardized Performance Measures

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Comprehensive Stroke Centers must continue to meet the performance measure requirements for Primary Stroke Centers. Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers will continue to collect data for the eight Joint Commission stroke core measures.

Related Topics: Comprehensive Stroke Center, Performance Measurement, Disease-Specific Care

01/05/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Update: Comprehensive Stroke Center Eligibility Criteria

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2017 Joint Commission Requirement, Performance Measurement, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital

12/22/2016
11/04/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

ORYX Performance Measurements Announced for 2017

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The Joint Commission recently announced its 2017 ORYX performance measurement requirements, effective January 1, 2017, for accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Related Topics: Hospital, ORYX , Performance Measurement, Critical Access Hospital, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement

10/05/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about accountability measures

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Learn more about accountability measures—quality measures that meet four criteria designed to identify measures that produce the greatest positive impact on patient outcomes when hospitals demonstrate improvement.

Related Topics: Core Measure Fact Sheets, Top Performer, Accountability Measures, Fact Sheets, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Performance Measurement, ORYX , Core Measures

10/05/2016

Hospitals

FAQs About 2017 ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting Requirements

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An FAQ document (dated 9/30/16) is now available to provide Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals with additional information/clarification regarding ORYX performance measure reporting requirements for calendar year 2017.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX , FAQ, eCQM

09/30/2016

Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services

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The Joint Commission and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS), the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc. (NRI) collaborated on the development of a set of core performance measures.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement

06/17/2016

Hospital Outpatient Department

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals are required to collect and submit data to The Joint Commission for a minimum of six core measure sets.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement

06/17/2016
06/17/2016
06/17/2016

Hospitals

Children's Asthma Care

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Three Children's Asthma Care measures were introduced for implementation effective April 1, 2007. Data collection for the measure set began with April 2007 discharges. CAC-3 was initially implemented as a test measure pending National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsement.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement, Hospital

06/17/2016

Hospitals

Acute Myocardial Infarction

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The AMI measure set is one of eight Joint Commission eCQM measure sets that hospitals may select for reporting of data.

Related Topics: Core Measures, Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set

06/14/2016

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