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Journal Highlights Successful Joint Commission Project to Reduce Employee Falls

Thursday February 4, 2016
Journal Highlights Successful Joint Commission Project to Reduce Employee Falls

The 2015 issue of the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage includes an article about the results of a Joint Commission project that successfully reduced the average number of monthly falls of Joint Commission field staff by 64.8 percent and has sustained the results for four years. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Awards First Integrated Care Certification

Monday January 25, 2016
The Joint Commission Awards First Integrated Care Certification

The Joint Commission’s Hospital Accreditation Program announced today that Parrish Medical Center, a public, not-for-profit facility in Titusville, Florida, is the first hospital in the United States to be awarded Integrated Care Certification. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Offers New Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

Wednesday January 20, 2016
Joint Commission Offers New Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

The Joint Commission is offering a new Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care. Learn More
 

AABB and The Joint Commission to Partner on Patient Blood Management Certification

Monday December 7, 2015
AABB and The Joint Commission to Partner on Patient Blood Management Certification

AABB and The Joint Commission are proud to announce a collaborative partnership to provide a joint hospital certification program for patient blood management. This voluntary certification, which will be available in early 2016, is based on the AABB Standards for a Patient Blood Management Program and will help hospitals realize the maximum benefits of establishing a comprehensive patient blood management program. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Launches Campaign to Reduce Readmissions

Wednesday December 2, 2015
The Joint Commission Launches Campaign to Reduce Readmissions

The Joint Commission has developed two new resources to help health care providers in their efforts to reduce patient readmissions and improve the discharge process. The resources are a new Speak Up campaign for providers and organizations to educate patients, including an infographic, animated video and podcast; and a Quick Safety newsletter for health care professionals that includes suggested actions for improving transitions. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Recognizes 1,043 Hospitals for Outstanding Performance on Key Quality Measures

Tuesday November 17, 2015
Joint Commission Recognizes 1,043 Hospitals for Outstanding Performance on Key Quality Measures

The Joint Commission announces the release today of America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015, summarizing data on 49 accountability measures reported by more than 3,300 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals in 2014. Learn More
 
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