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

Accreditation Decisions for Organizations Undergoing Initial Surveys

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, 2015 Joint Commission Requirement

03/05/2015

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

Accreditation with Follow-up Survey and Preliminary Denial of Accreditation Decision Processes for Organizations Undergoing Resurvey

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, 2015 Joint Commission Requirement

03/05/2015

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

Request for Proposals-Transitions of Care for Venous Thromboembolism

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The Joint Commission, Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Independent Medical Education (IME) are collaborating to offer a new grant opportunity focused on transitions of care (TOC) for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care

02/18/2015

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

Clarification of the Pain Management Standard

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

11/05/2014

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

Standards by Program Related to IC and EM for Ebola Situations

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Standards Supporting Preparedness and Collaboration

 
Standards by Accreditation Program Related to Infection Control and Emergency Management for Ebola Situations

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Infection Control, Nursing Care Center, Emergency Management, Ebola Preparedness

11/05/2014

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

2015 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules for All Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2014 Joint Commission Requirement, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Palliative Care, Nursing Care Center

10/07/2014

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, Palliative Care

Why Organizations Self Report Sentinel Events to The Joint Commission

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This article, first published in the September 2014 issue of Joint Commission Perspectives, explores the benefits to organizations of working through the sentinel event process and how it improves patient safety.

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

08/29/2014

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

Sentinel Event Alert 53: Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards

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Tubing misconnections continue to cause severe patient injury and death, since tubes with different functions can easily be connected using luer connectors, or connections can be “rigged” (constructed) using adapters, tubing or catheters. 12/3/14 Webinar replayand slides added.

Related Topics: Infographic, Sentinel Event Alert, Nursing Care Center, Sentinel Event, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Home Care

08/20/2014

Nursing Care Center

R3 Report Issue 6: Memory care accreditation requirements for nursing care centers

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The aim of the new memory care requirements for nursing care centers is to enable residents with memory-impacting conditions to remain engaged in their environment at the level of their cognitive ability and to function at the highest level possible for as long as possible.

Related Topics: Memory Care, Nursing Care Center, R3 Report (Newsletter)

07/22/2014

Nursing Care Center

Post-Acute Care and Memory Care

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Certification Options

 
Joint Commission's Nursing Care Center accreditation program offers two certification options for organizations looking to further recognize their care competencies.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Post-Acute, Certification Options, Memory Care

07/02/2014

Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Gina Zimmermann

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Executive Director, Nursing Care Center Accreditation, Director, Business Development Training, Division of Business Development, Government and External Relations

 
Gina Zimmermann is the executive director for Nursing Care Center Accreditation. In this role, she oversees the strategic direction and performance of the Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Staff Biographies

07/02/2014

Nursing Care Center

Overview Guide

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A snapshot of the accreditation & certification processes for nursing care centers

 
A snapshot of the accreditation & certification processes for nursing care centers covering fees, timelines, and resources.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

07/02/2014

Nursing Care Center

External Studies Highlight Positive Differences in How Joint Commission Accredited Nursing Facilities Perform

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Three recent independent studies have shown that Joint Commission-accredited organizations outperform non-accredited facilities in a number of key areas.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

05/30/2014

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Disease-Specific Care

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiatives

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Sudden cardiac arrest accounts for approximately 350,000 deaths in the United States annually; while many people affected have a history of cardiac disease, countless others have no cardiac history and are unaware of any risk factors.

Related Topics: Other Measures, Performance Measurement, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Research Resources

05/21/2014

Nursing Care Center

7 Steps to Accreditation & Specialty Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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This checklist provides skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long term care facilities a concise overview of the accreditation process.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

02/24/2014

Nursing Care Center

Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

02/03/2014

Nursing Care Center

Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI).

Related Topics: Crosswalk, Nursing Care Center

01/31/2014
01/02/2014

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care

Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Topics: Other Measures, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Performance Measurement, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Monograph, Research Resources

12/02/2013
10/30/2013

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

Tackle your organization’s challenges using Joint Commission tools

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Tools ready for use by C-Suite leaders and organizational quality and safety teams.

Related Topics: Targeted Solutions Tool, Core Measure Solutions Exchange, Standards BoosterPak, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Sentinel Event, Leading Practice Library, Brochure, Speak Up

10/11/2013

Nursing Care Center

InTouch - Issue 1, 2013

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Welcome to the new InTouch newsletter (formerly LTC Update) providing news and information about the Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Accreditation program.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

09/23/2013

Nursing Care Center

Helping You Choose Quality Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Services

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When you need nursing care or rehabilitation, you should find out some information to help you choose the best nursing and rehabilitation center for you or your loved one. Nursing and rehabilitation centers are also known as nursing homes.

Related Topics: How to Choose an Accreditor, General Public, Helping You Choose Guides, Nursing Care Center, Patient Education, Nursing Home

09/13/2013

Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

FSA Submission Now Required for Additional Accreditation Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center

07/23/2013

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, Palliative Care

2014 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Decision Rule, Behavioral Health Home, 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Certification, Palliative Care, Accreditation, Nursing Care Center

07/23/2013