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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, Performance Measurement Systems, eCQM

01/18/2017

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

01/18/2017

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 February 10th, 2017.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX

01/09/2017

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 February 10th, 2017.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement

01/09/2017

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 than February 10th, 2017.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement

01/09/2017

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 February 10th, 2017.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX

01/09/2017

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: ORYX , Performance Measurement

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

01/05/2017

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

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

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

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The Joint Commission’s ORYX® initiative integrates outcomes and other 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, Core Measures, Performance Measurement, ORYX , Hospital, Fact Sheets

10/17/2016

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

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: Hospital, Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set

06/28/2016

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, Performance Measurement, Transitions of Care and 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, Performance Measurement, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

06/17/2016

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

06/17/2016
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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: Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, 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: Performance Measurement, Core Measures, Core Measure Set

06/14/2016

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care

Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Hospital, Performance Measurement, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Other Measures, Research Resources, Monograph

03/21/2016

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