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Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Palliative Care

Physician Leader Monthly August 2015

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician, Physician Leader Monthly, Chief Medical Officer

09/04/2015

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Comprehensive Stroke Certification: Standardized Performance Measures

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Comprehensive Stroke Centers must continue to meet the performance measure requirements for Primary Stroke Centers. Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers will continue to collect data for the eight Joint Commission stroke core measures.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Disease-Specific Care, Comprehensive Stroke Center

09/02/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Physician Leader Monthly July 2015

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Chief Medical Officer, Physician Leader Monthly, Physician

09/02/2015

Hospitals

Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2016

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Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2016

Related Topics: ORYX

09/02/2015

Hospitals

2016 Flexible ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting Options

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The Joint Commission will continue to provide its accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals with flexibility in meeting ORYX® performance measure reporting requirements for calendar year 2016.

Related Topics: ORYX

09/02/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

The Physical Environment Portal Announcements

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New modules available on the Physical Environment Portal.

Related Topics: Physical Environment, Environment of Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital

09/01/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Surveyor Insights

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A Quality Improvement Tool

 
Surveyor Insights is an addition to our Physical Environment Portal as a benefit for Joint Commission accredited organizations.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Physical Environment, Quality Improvement Tools

09/01/2015

Disease-Specific Care

Palliative Care Certification Performance Measure Pilot Testing

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The Joint Commission is seeking volunteer hospitals to pilot test draft palliative care (PAL) performance measures.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Disease-Specific Care, Palliative Care

08/31/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for Aug 12 webinar: Peer Support Services and Accreditation

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Learn more about peer support services, how they can help improve outcomes, and how they are supported by accreditation.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar

08/31/2015

Disease-Specific Care

Apply Now for Disease-Specific Care Certification

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The certification process is initiated when an organization completes and submits the Application for Certification.

Related Topics: Certification, Disease-Specific Care

08/31/2015

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

Benefits of Joint Commission Certification

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Learn more about the benefits of Joint Commission certification.

Related Topics: Certification, Benefits of Certification, Certification Fact Sheets

08/28/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Benefits of Joint Commission Accreditation

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Learn more about how Joint Commission accreditation can benefit your organization.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care, Benefits of Accreditation, Nursing Care Center, Accreditation

08/28/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data - General Information

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - General Information (1995 - 2nd Quarter 2015)

Related Topics: Sentinel Event Statistics, Nursing Care Center, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing

08/26/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 7/9/2015)

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Sentinel Event Statistics

08/26/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data - Event Type by Year

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - Event Type by Year (1995 - 2nd Quarter 2015)

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Sentinel Event, Root Cause, Sentinel Event Statistics

08/26/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data - Root Causes by Event Type

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - Root Causes by Event Type (2004 - 2nd Quarter 2015)

Related Topics: Sentinel Event Statistics, Root Cause, Sentinel Event, Nursing Care Center, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital

08/26/2015

Facts about patient-centered communications

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Effective communication is critical to the successful delivery of health care services. The Joint Commission supports efforts to improve communication between health care professionals and patients.

Related Topics: Speak Up, Patient Safety, Hospital, Language, & Culture , Fact Sheets, Health Literacy, Patient Safety Fact Sheets, Patient-centered communications

08/25/2015

Disease-Specific Care

Disease-Specific Care Certification Fees

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Disease-Specific Care Certifications are on a two-year cycle.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Fees

08/19/2015

Webinar Replay - Peer Services and Accreditation: Improving Outcomes

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August 12, 2015

 
Replay and slides of complimentary webinar to learn more about how Joint Commission behavioral health care accreditation requirements support Peer Services and how they contribute to good practices.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Webinar

08/14/2015

Laboratory

Facts about Laboratory Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has been evaluating and accrediting hospital laboratory services since 1979 and freestanding laboratories since 1995. Today, The Joint Commission accredits about 1,500 organizations providing laboratory services.

Related Topics: Accreditation Program, Lab Advantage, Fact Sheets, Laboratory Accreditation, Proficiency Testing

08/14/2015

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

Facts about scoring and the certification decision

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The scoring and decision process for certification is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements related to the quality and safety of patient care.

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

08/12/2015

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Technical Assistance Teleconference List

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Bureau of Primary Health Care

 
Listen to audio replays of the Bureau of Primary Healthcare's monthly technical assistance teleconferences.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, BPHC - Teleconferences

08/12/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Joint Commission Leader in JAMA: Time to Address Racial Bias in Health Care

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In the Aug. 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a Viewpoint co-authored by The Joint Commission’s medical director, Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, calls for immediate action to address racial bias throughout the U.S. health care system.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Racial Disparities, Behavioral Health Home, Health Equity, Palliative Care

08/11/2015

Ambulatory Health Care

Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

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Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

08/11/2015

Integrated Care

Integrated Care Certification Frequently Asked Questions

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Some frequently asked questions to help your organization learn more about Integrated Care Certification.

Related Topics: FAQ, Integrated Care Certification

08/10/2015

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