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The Joint Commission Implements New Behavioral Health Care Standards to Address Eating Disorders

Thursday April 28, 2016
The Joint Commission Implements New Behavioral Health Care Standards to Address Eating Disorders

The Joint Commission is implementing new behavioral health care standards, effective July 1, 2016, to better address the care, treatment or services of eating disorders programs. The new standards impact Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organizations providing outpatient or residential eating disorders programs. Learn More
 

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Awarded First Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

Wednesday April 27, 2016
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Awarded First Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

The Joint Commission announces Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, is the first hospital in the United States to achieve Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Statement on Pain Management

Joint Commission Statement on Pain Management

Read the statement on pain management from David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission. Learn More
 

John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

Thursday April 7, 2016
John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) today announced the 2015 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards. The awards were presented at NQF's Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Learn More
 

New Sentinel Event Alert on Preventing Suicide in Health Care Settings

Wednesday February 24, 2016
New Sentinel Event Alert on Preventing Suicide in Health Care Settings

The Joint Commission today issued Sentinel Event Alert: Issue 56 on preventing suicide in health care settings. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Launches Innovative New Pioneers in Quality Program

Tuesday February 16, 2016
Joint Commission Launches Innovative New Pioneers in Quality Program

The Joint Commission announced today it is launching an innovative new program called Pioneers in Quality to provide education and support for hospitals as they strive to meet the growing requirements for electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs). Learn More
 
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