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Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Prepublication Standards – Requirements for Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Advanced Certification

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Prepublication Standards

 
The Joint Commission created its Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification for Primary Stroke Centers (PSC) program through a collaborative partnership with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Disease-Specific Care, Primary Stroke, Certification

03/07/2014

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

Facts about scoring and certification decisions

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The scoring and decision process is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements regarding their relationship to the quality and safety of patient care.

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

01/23/2014

Nursing Care Center

Prepublication Standards - Requirements for Memory Care Certification, the Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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As announced in the January 2014 issue of Perspectives (pages 8–13), The Joint Commission will implement new memory care accreditation requirements for nursing care centers effective July 1, 2014.

Related Topics: Standards, Certification, Nursing Care Center, Prepublication Standards

01/23/2014

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: Fees, Disease-Specific Care, Certification, 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, Certification, Eligibility , Disease-Specific Care

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: Disease-Specific Care, Certification, 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, Certification, Primary Stroke

11/12/2013

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

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: Certification, Benefits of 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: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Decision Rule, Behavioral Health Home, Palliative Care, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Laboratory Services, 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: Health Care Staffing, Certification

04/04/2013

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

Facts about Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification

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Since its founding in 1951, The Joint Commission has been acknowledged as the leader in developing the highest standards for quality and safety in the delivery of health care, and evaluating organization performance based on these standards. Today, more than 20,000 health care organizations. . .

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care, About The Joint Commission, Certification, Accreditation, Corporate Fact Sheets

12/05/2012

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, Certification, Stroke, 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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