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Facts about the Patient and Family Advisory Council

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A diverse group of nationally prominent individuals and organizations serve on The Joint Commission’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Related Topics: Patient Safety, Patient Rights, Fact Sheets, Advisory Group Fact Sheets

02/05/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for Jan 26 webinar: Basics

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Learn more about the basics of what it takes to achieve Joint Commission Behavioral Health accreditation in this one-hour webinar. Along the way we'll bust some commonly-held misconceptions about Joint Commission accreditation and answer many common questions.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Home, Previous Webinar

02/01/2016

Hospitals

Facts about Hospital Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years and today it accredits approximately 4,055 general, pediatric, long term acute, psychiatric, rehabilitation and specialty hospitals, and 358 critical access hospitals, through a separate accreditation program.

Related Topics: Accreditation Program, Fact Sheets, Hospital

01/29/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Core Measure Solution Exchange®

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A Quality Improvement Tool

 
A database of success stories from accredited hospitals that have attained excellent performance on core measures - including accountability measures.

Related Topics: Core Measures, Core Measure Solutions Exchange, Quality Improvement Tools

01/29/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Guidelines for the Accreditation of Opioid Treatment Programs

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Recently, SAMHSA issued an update to its 2007 Guidelines for the Accreditation of Opioid Treatment Programs. The Joint Commission conducted an analysis of this update to make certain that Joint Commission standards continue to align with the SAMHSA guidelines.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Behavioral Health Care, Opioids

01/28/2016

Ambulatory Health Care

What you need to know about Joint Commission Primary Care Medical Home

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The Primary Care Medical Home option enables the improvements in quality of care and patient safety achieved through accreditation to be combined with the potential for increased reimbursement when the additional requirements of a Primary Care Medical Home.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

01/27/2016

Hospitals

Electronic Patient Blood Management Performance Measures

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In 2014, funded by an unrestricted educational grant from the Masimo Corporation, work began on a new set of Patient Blood Management performance measures that build on and update the previous measure set and are derived exclusively from electronic health records (ePBM).

Related Topics: Measure Development Initiatives, Measure

01/27/2016

Hospitals

Patient Blood Management Performance Measures Project - 2011

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The development of the Patient Blood Management Performance Measures and this implementation guide is the result of the Blood Management Performance Measures Project, which was implemented in two phases from 2007 – 2010.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Other Measures

01/27/2016

Hospitals

Facts about ORYX vendors

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The Joint Commission defines an ORYX vendor as an entity composed of a set of process and/or outcome measures of performance; processes for collecting, analyzing and disseminating these measures from multiple organizations.

Related Topics: vendors, ORYX

01/26/2016

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

Facts about the Tracer Methodology

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A key part of The Joint Commission’s on-site survey process is the tracer methodology. The tracer methodology uses information from the organization to follow the experience of care, treatment, or services for a number of patients through the organization’s entire health care delivery process.

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

01/26/2016

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

Facts about the Intracycle Monitoring Process

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The Joint Commission’s Intracycle Monitoring (ICM) process helps organizations with their continuous standards compliance efforts. Every accredited organization has access to an ICM Profile, an online workspace on The Joint Commission Connect extranet.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Intracycle Monitoring, Focused Standards Assessment

01/26/2016

Home Care, Palliative Care

Prepublication Standards – Community-Based Palliative Care Certification Option for Home Care

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The Joint Commission recently approved requirements for a new optional certification product for accredited Home Care Organizations that address palliative care needs outside of the hospital setting. The new Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will be available July 1, 2016.

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Home Care, Prepublication Standards

01/25/2016

Certification Vendor List

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View the Certification Vendor List which includes all vendors that support at least one hospital certification measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement

01/21/2016

Hospitals

eCQM Vendor List

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View the eCQM Vendor List which includes all vendors that have embedded at least one hospital eCQM measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement

01/21/2016

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Chart-based Vendor List (for Accreditation and Certification)

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Chart-based Vendor List - Updated January 2016

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement Systems

01/21/2016

Facts about Speak Up™

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In March 2002, The Joint Commission launched its Speak Up™ patient safety program. Over time, the program has expanded to more than 40 countries and features infographics, animated videos, brochures and posters.

Related Topics: Patient Rights, Speak Up, Patient Safety, Fact Sheets, General Public, Patient Safety Fact Sheets

01/20/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

The Physical Environment Portal Announcements

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New modules available on the Physical Environment Portal. January 2016. The Built Environment - EC.02.06.01 - Leadership Awareness and Clinical Impact.

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

01/20/2016

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, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Physician Leader Monthly January 2016

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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

01/14/2016

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

Modern Healthcare Q&A with Joint Commission CEO

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Joint Commission CEO Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH, recently spoke with Modern Healthcare magazine about a wide range of issues, from changes to our recognition program to the overall safety of health care today. His insights are available in a Q&A and a podcast.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Patient Safety, Nursing Care Center, Palliative Care, Integrated Care Certification

01/14/2016

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

01/12/2016

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, Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid), Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Using the Targeted Solutions Tool® to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance Is Associated with Decreased Health Care–Associated Infections

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The January 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article on how Memorial Hermann Health System used the Center for Transforming Healthcare’s hand hygiene tool to reduce health care-associated infections.

Related Topics: Center for Transforming Healthcare, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hand Hygiene, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Targeted Solutions Tool

01/12/2016

Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE

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Executive Vice President of Customer Relations

 
Ann Scott Blouin,RN, PhD, FACHE, Executive Vice President of Customer Relations

Related Topics: Staff Biographies

01/12/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Map - HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers

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Bureau of Primary Health Care - Map of Health HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers.

Related Topics: BPHC Accredited Centers , Community Health Center, BPHC-supported, FQHC, Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center

01/11/2016

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

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Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

Related Topics: Federally Qualified Health Center, FQHC, Health Center, BPHC-supported, Community Health Center, BPHC Accredited Centers

01/11/2016

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

01/11/2016

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