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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: eCQM, Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement

11/30/2016

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Chart-based Vendor List (for Accreditation and Certification)

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Chart-based Vendor List - Updated November 2016

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement Systems

11/08/2016

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, Performance Measurement, ORYX , Core Measures, Fact Sheets, Hospital

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

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

10/05/2016

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

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

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

08/24/2016

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

06/17/2016
06/17/2016

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, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement

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

06/17/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP)

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

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Core Measure Set

06/14/2016

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 Measure Set, Performance Measurement, Core Measures

06/14/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Pneumonia Measures

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The Joint Commission will no longer require data collection for this measure set. The Joint Commission will be providing accredited hospitals greater flexibility in meeting ORYX® performance measure reporting requirements beginning with measure set selections for calendar year 2015.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Vaccine

06/13/2016

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

03/21/2016

Hospitals

Patient Blood Management Performance Measures Project - 2011

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The development of the Patient Blood Management Performance Measures and this implementation guide is the result of the Blood Management Performance Measures Project, which was implemented in two phases from 2007 – 2010.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Other Measures

01/27/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Instructions and Due Dates for Submitting ORYX Measure Set Selections for 2016

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As announced in September, The Joint Commission will continue to provide accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals with flexibility in meeting ORYX performance measure reporting requirements for calendar year (CY) 2016.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX , Hospital ORYX Forms

10/28/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

2016 Flexible ORYX Reporting Options Measure Set Selection Instructions and Forms

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals will continue to have flexibility in meeting their 2016 ORYX performance measure reporting requirements through one of three options.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement, Hospital ORYX Forms

10/27/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Modifications to 2016 ORYX Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Reporting Options

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Hospitals and critical access hospitals interested in selecting and reporting on electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) sets will now be able to report on as few as one measure in an eCQM set.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement

10/27/2015

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