Follow us on Twitter Friend us on Facebook Look for us on Google Plus Share with your Friends Print this Page
 
Friday 2:48 CST, September 19, 2014

Topic Library














shareslide1
YEAR:
1 2 3 4 5 Next

Topic Library Resources

Most Recent

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Facts about the on-site survey process

Read More
 

 
The Joint Commission survey process is data-driven, patient-centered and focused on evaluating actual care processes.

Related Topics: Survey Process, Accreditation, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care

09/12/2014

Facts about the Patient and Family Advisory Council

Read More
 

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

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

09/12/2014

Laboratory Services

Stacy Olea, MBA, MT(ASCP), FACHE

Read More
 

Executive Director for Laboratory Accreditation

 
Stacy Olea is the Executive Director for Laboratory Accreditation at The Joint Commission. In this role, she oversees the strategic direction and performance of the Laboratory Accreditation Program and guides The Joint Commission’s efforts to strengthen the program.

Related Topics: Biographies, Laboratory Services

09/11/2014

Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health

Read More
 

 
Updated Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health

Related Topics: Emergency Management

09/11/2014

Current Externally Funded Research Projects

Read More
 

 
Updated list of Currently Externally Funded Research Projects that highlight the scope of each project, Funder information, start and end date and contact information.

Related Topics: Research Projects

09/09/2014
09/09/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) accreditation

Read More
 

 
To help opioid treatment programs (OTPs) improve the quality of care, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) established an accreditation requirement in 2001. The requirement emphasizes person-focused care, integrated and individualized approaches to OTP services. . .

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care, Accreditation Program, Opioids

09/08/2014

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

Facts about scoring and accreditation decisions

Read More
 

 
The scoring and decision process is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements regarding their relationship to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Scoring, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets, Accreditation Process, Accreditation Decisions

09/08/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care

Enterprise Champion for Quality - A Recognition for Franchisors

Read More
 

 
The Joint Commission's annual recognition for Franchisors, Enterprise Champion for Quality.

Related Topics: Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Franchisor Recognition

09/04/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about accountability measures

Read More
 

 
Learn more about accountability measures—quality measures that meet four criteria designed to identify measures that produce the greatest positive impact on patient outcomes when hospitals demonstrate improvement.

Related Topics: Top Performer, Critical Access Hospital, Accountability Measures, Fact Sheets, Hospital, Core Measure Fact Sheets, Core Measures, Performance Measurement, ORYX

09/04/2014

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

Benefits of Joint Commission Certification

Read More
 

 
Learn more about the benefits of Joint Commission certification.

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

09/04/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2014

Read More
 

 
Worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

Related Topics: Fees, Cost, Behavioral Health Care, Annual Fee, On-site survey fee, Pricing

09/02/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Recording and Slides from The Savvy PSC: Review of the 2014 Primary Stroke Center Certification Standards - August 29, 2014

Read More
 

 
Recording and Slides from The Savvy PSC: Review of the 2014 Primary Stroke Center Certification Standards - August 29, 2014

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Primary Stroke Previous Teleconference

08/29/2014

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

Why Organizations Self Report Sentinel Events to The Joint Commission

Read More
 

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

08/29/2014

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

Physician Leader Monthly - August 2014

Read More
 

 
Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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

08/27/2014

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

Standards BoosterPaks™

Read More
 

A Quality Improvement Tool

 
New Standards BoosterPaks™added - Waived Testing. Learn more about Joint Commission Standards BoosterPaks™.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Home, Standards BoosterPak, Quality Improvement Tools, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Services

08/26/2014

Hospitals

Heart Failure

Read More
 

 
In May 2001, the Joint Commission announced four initial core measurement areas for hospitals, which included acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and heart failure (HF).

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set

08/22/2014

Certification Systems List

Read More
 

 
View the Certification Systems List which includes all performance measurement systems that support at least one hospital certification measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement

08/22/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Pneumonia Measures

Read More
 

 
The Joint Commission collaborated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Vaccinations, Health Care-Associated Infections, Vaccination, Vaccine

08/22/2014

Hospitals

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Read More
 

 
AMI Core Measure Set Information

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement, Core Measures

08/22/2014

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

Benefits of Joint Commission Accreditation

Read More
 

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

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

08/21/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Prepublication Standards - Revisions to Deemed Program Requirements Related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Burden Reduction Final Rule

Read More
 

 
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published changes to Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for hospitals in a final rule entitled “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction; Part II.”

Related Topics: Hospital, Prepublication Standards, Critical Access Hospital

08/21/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions for the ASC Deemed Program

Read More
 

 
In 2014, The Joint Commission applied to CMS for deeming authority for accredited ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs). In response to CMS’s review of its application, The Joint Commission revised several standards and elements of performance (EPs) for the Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Prepublication Standards

08/21/2014

Home Care

Prepublication Standards - Requirements Deleted from the Home Care Accreditation Program

Read More
 

 
The Joint Commission recently approved deletions to two elements of performance (EPs) within the Home Care accreditation program.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Home Care

08/21/2014

1 2 3 4 5 Next

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.