The Joint Commission and JCR Present the Annual Hospital Executive Briefings
Conference Discusses the Latest Accreditation News for 2013
July 23, 2012
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(Oak Brook, Ill.—July 23, 2012) This September, The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) are hosting hospital leaders from across the country at the Hospital Executive Briefings, which focus on Joint Commission hospital accreditation news as well as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) compliance issues for 2013. Hospital leaders need to be prepared for the updated accreditation requirements from The Joint Commission and Conditions of Participation from CMS to achieve the best outcomes for their patients and their organizations. The briefings will take place on Sept. 5, in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Sept. 12, in Costa Mesa, Calif.; and Sept. 24, in Rosemont, Ill.
The 2013 Hospital Executive Briefings, Today's Facts for Tomorrow's Improvement, will feature in-depth educational sessions as well as open question and answer periods with Patricia Adamski, RN, MS, MBA, director, Standards Interpretation Group, and George Mills, MBA, FASHE, CEM, CHFM, CHSP, director of engineering, at The Joint Commission. The briefings will also feature presentations by Joint Commission senior leaders including Ann Scott Blouin, RN, Ph.D., FACHE, executive vice president, Customer Relations; Jerod Loeb, Ph.D., executive vice president, Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation; and Ana Pujols McKee, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, covering the following important hospital topics for 2013:
- The Joint Commission’s new Intracycle Monitoring Process,
- The new Focused Standards Assessment and the improved Periodic Performance Review,
- The latest information on the CMS Conditions of Participation,
- The 2013 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs),
- Engineering and clinical perspectives on the most challenging Joint Commission standards, and
- Emerging health care issues that will affect hospital quality agendas in 2013.
The briefings are recommended for hospital executives; chief nursing officers; risk managers; quality improvement managers; accreditation managers; patient safety officers; chief medical officers; board members; and medical staff members involved with accreditation, quality improvement and risk management processes within the hospital.
For pricing information and to register for the briefings, please call JCR Customer Service at (877) 223-6866 or for additional details, a conference agenda, and to register online, visit: http://www.jcrinc.com/Conferences-and-Seminars/Hospital-Executive-Briefings/5704/. Early Bird discounted pricing is available up to 30 days prior to the specific Hospital Executive Briefings event date with the use of the promotional code “EB.” Additional details for all JCR seminars and educational conferences are available at http://www.jcrinc.com/Conferences-and-Seminars/.