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

07/18/2014

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 Accreditation and Certification

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Today, more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States have been certified or accredited by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Accreditation, About The Joint Commission, Certification

07/16/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

Have you considered hiring Joint Commission certified staffing firms?

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Did you know that by contracting with Joint Commission certified staffing firms, you may be meeting key HR accreditation requirements?

Related Topics: Certification, Hospital

04/22/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Chest Pain Certification Fees

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Certification for Chest Pain is on a two-year cycle. The certification fee consists of two parts: an on-site fee, which is assessed following the on-site review, and an annual subscription fee, which is billed each January.

Related Topics: Certification, Fees, Disease-Specific Care, Chest Pain

01/23/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Eligibility for Chest Pain Certification

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Unique Details Chest Pain Certification.

Related Topics: Chest Pain, Disease-Specific Care, Certification, Eligibility

01/23/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Chest Pain Certification Process

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Chest pain programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.

Related Topics: Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Chest Pain

01/23/2014

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 Fact Sheets, Health Care Staffing, Certification

11/18/2013

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Facts about Primary Stroke Center Certification

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The Joint Commission's Primary Stroke Center Certification Program, launched in December 2003, was developed in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).

Related Topics: Certification Fact Sheets, Primary Stroke, Certification

11/12/2013

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

Benefits of Joint Commission Certification

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Benefits of Joint Commission Certification include improving the quality of patient care by reducing variation in clinical processes and providing a framework for program structure and management, among other benefits.

Related Topics: Benefits of Certification, Certification, Certification Fact Sheets

09/13/2013

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

2014 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules

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Joint Commission Requirement

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

07/23/2013

Advanced 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

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

Hospitals, Advanced Certification

Advanced Certification in Heart Failure Measures

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer hospitals and their associated heart failure outpatient facilities to pilot test draft advanced certification in heart failure (ACHF) performance measures.

Related Topics: Measure Development Initiatives, Certification, Performance Measurement, Heart Failure, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

08/08/2012

Hospitals, Advanced Certification

Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer hospitals to pilot test draft comprehensive stroke (CSTK) performance measures.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Stroke, Certification, Measure Development Initiatives

06/06/2012

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

Examples of how to use the Gold Seal®

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Examples of how a staffing organization may wish to use The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® to promote its certification.

Related Topics: Gold Seal, Certification

08/04/2011

Health Care Staffing Services

2010 Written Documentation Requirements

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Health Care Staffing Certification

 

Related Topics: Certification, Health Care Staffing

12/13/2009

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