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2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

Monday January 27, 2014
2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) announce the 2013 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Resources Announces 2014 Conferences and Seminars

Tuesday January 14, 2014
Joint Commission Resources Announces 2014 Conferences and Seminars

Joint Commission Resources (JCR), a not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission, today announced its list of 2014 conferences and seminars. The learning events cover a wide variety of Joint Commission accreditation and certification programs including Hospital, Ambulatory Healthcare, Behavioral Healthcare, Home Care, and Disease-Specific Care Certification. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Releases New Speak Up™ Video on Important Role of Health Care Advocates

Monday November 25, 2013
The Joint Commission Releases New Speak Up™ Video on  Important Role of Health Care Advocates

The Joint Commission today released a new Speak Up™ video titled, “Ask Your Advocate to Speak Up,” to illustrate the important role health care advocates play in patient treatment. Learn More
 

New Toolkit Aims to Decrease Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Wednesday November 20, 2013
New Toolkit Aims to Decrease Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

A new toolkit, “Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections – Useful Tools, An International Perspective,” developed by The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and Joint Commission International (JCI), is now available. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission’s New Speak Up™ Brochure Offers Advice about Memory Problems and Dementia

Wednesday November 13, 2013
The Joint Commission’s New Speak Up™ Brochure Offers Advice about Memory Problems and Dementia

Today, The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, “What You Should Know about Memory Problems and Dementia,” that provides facts about forgetfulness. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Health Care Program Reaches Certification Milestone

Tuesday November 5, 2013
The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Health Care Program Reaches Certification Milestone

The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Health Care accreditation program today announced that more than 100 organizations have achieved its Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification option over the past two years. These organizations currently serve more than 3.2 million patients at 1,008 sites of care in 35 states as well as in Puerto Rico. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Annual Report Recognizes 1,099 “Top Performer” Hospitals

Wednesday October 30, 2013
Joint Commission Annual Report Recognizes 1,099 “Top Performer” Hospitals

The Joint Commission's 2013 Annual Report recognizes 1,099 “Top Performer” hospitals. Learn More
 

Joint Commission, California Primary Care Association Team Up for Quality

Thursday October 24, 2013
Joint Commission, California Primary Care Association Team Up for Quality

The Joint Commission and the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) today announced a strategic alliance to improve quality of care and patient safety at community clinics and health centers in California. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Offers Free Continuing Education Course

Monday October 21, 2013
The Joint Commission Offers Free Continuing Education Course

The Joint Commission today announced an updated version of the free Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS) continuing education (CE) course for physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses. SIRAS was developed under a cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The Joint Commission. Learn More
 
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