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

Brochure: We received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission

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We received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. What does this mean?

Related Topics: Gold Seal, Accreditation

11/24/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care

Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and-Family-Centered Care

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Effective patient-provider communication is critical to the successful delivery of health care services. The Joint Commission supports a number of efforts to improve communication between health care providers and patients, including standards, monographs, videos, and other resources.

Related Topics: Research Resources, LGBT, Health Equity, Advancing Effective Communication, Leading Practice Library Addendum, Completed Research Projects, Performance Measurement, Hospital, Language, & Culture , Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

11/24/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

How Ready Is My Staffing Firm for Joint Commission Certification? (A readiness checklist)

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Take this quick quiz and find out! If you answered “yes” to at least 17 questions, your organization has the sound business principles in place that form the backbone of our certification review.

Related Topics: Preparation, Resource, Certification Process, Certification Basics, Health Care Staffing

11/24/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

Facts about Health Care Staffing Services Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS) Certification Program provides an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s ability to provide qualified and competent staffing services.

Related Topics: Health Care Staffing, Certification, Certification Fact Sheets, Certification Program

11/24/2014

Nursing Care Center

Facts about the Nursing Care Center (NCC) Accreditation program

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The Joint Commission’s Nursing Care Center (NCC) Accreditation program is designed to help providers achieve, maintain and demonstrate consistent excellence in the services they provide. It was launched in early 2013, replacing the previous Long Term Care Accreditation program.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Nursing Care Center, Accreditation Program

11/20/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Presentation Slides from Certification: Getting Serious About Sepsis - November 19, 2014

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Learn how achieving Disease-Specific Care Certification can improve your outcomes.

Related Topics: Teleconferences, Disease-Specific Care

11/19/2014

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

Sentinel Event Policy and Procedures

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Sentinel Event Policy and Procedures

Related Topics: Root Cause Analysis Matrix, Sentinel Event, Root Cause, Patient Safety, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital

11/19/2014

Facts about patient safety

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As part of its mission, The Joint Commission is committed to improving health care safety for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, National Patient Safety Goals, Patient Safety, Sentinel Event, Speak Up, Universal Protocol, Patient Safety Fact Sheets

11/19/2014

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

Physician Leader Monthly November 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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

11/18/2014

Hospitals

2015 List of ORYX Vendors Supporting eCQM Data Transmissions

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2015 ORYX Vendors Supporting eCQM Measure Sets Data Transmission

Related Topics: Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement

11/18/2014

Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Non-Core Systems List

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Non-Core Systems List

Related Topics: Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement

11/17/2014

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Core Systems List (for Accreditation and Certification)

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Core Systems List

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement Systems

11/17/2014

Laboratory

Important Ebola Information for Laboratorians

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Important Ebola Information for Laboratorians

Related Topics: Laboratory Accreditation Program, Ebola Preparedness

11/14/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Ambulatory Health Care: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Ambulatory Health Care

11/14/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Behavioral Health Care

11/14/2014

Critical Access Hospitals

Critical Access Hospital: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, National Patient Safety Goals

11/14/2014

Home Care

Home Care: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Home Care, National Patient Safety Goals

11/14/2014

Hospitals

Hospital: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Hospital

11/14/2014
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Nursing Care Center

Nursing Care Center: 2015 National Patient Safety Goals

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2015 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, National Patient Safety Goals

11/14/2014

Advanced 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: Disease-Specific Care, Performance Measurement, Comprehensive Stroke Center

11/14/2014

Hospitals

Comparison between Malcolm Baldrige Award Criteria and Joint Commission Standards

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Comparison between Malcolm Baldrige Award Criteria and Joint Commission Standards

Related Topics: Standards, Baldrige, Crosswalk

11/13/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety – The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2014

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The 2014 report includes The Joint Commission’s list of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® hospitals. Now, 36.9 percent or 1,224 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals reporting accountability measure performance data to The Joint Commission for 2013 are Top Performer hospitals.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Annual Report, Hospital, Top Performer

11/13/2014

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