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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

12/19/2014

Hospitals, Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Advanced Certification in Heart Failure: Standardized Performance Measures

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The Joint Commission has approved a set of standardized performance measures for Disease Specific Care Advanced Certification in Heart Failure (ACHF). These measures have been developed to better evaluate the care provided to the Heart Failure patient with an emphasis on transitions of care.

Related Topics: Patient Safety, Advanced Certification, Heart Failure, Disease-Specific Care, Other Measures

12/19/2014

Certification Systems List

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

Related Topics: Performance Measurement

12/19/2014

Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health

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Updated Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health - Updated December 2014

Related Topics: Emergency Management

12/18/2014

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, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Standards BoosterPaks™

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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, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital

12/18/2014

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

Physician Leader Monthly December 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly, Physician

12/17/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Optimizing Comprehensive Stroke Data Collection

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Beginning with discharges on and after January 1, 2015, new performance measurement requirements will become effective for comprehensive stroke centers (CSCs).

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Comprehensive Stroke Center

12/17/2014

Hospitals

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions for Psychiatric Hospitals

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In May 2014, The Joint Commission reapplied to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for deeming authority for psychiatric hospitals.

Related Topics: Hospital, Prepublication Standards

12/16/2014

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

12/12/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for Dec 3 Webinar: OTPs and Health Homes

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Audio/Visual files for Dec 3 Webinar: OTPs and Health Homes. Learn more about Joint Commission accreditation for medication-assisted Opioid Treatment organizations.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar

12/10/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about accountability measures

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

12/10/2014

Health Care Staffing Services

Recording and Slides from Quick Start to Certification: Health Care Staffing Services Certification Preparation

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December 5, 2014

 
Previous teleconference about the benefits of health care staffing certification.

Related Topics: Health Care Staffing, Previous Webinar, Certification, HCS Previous Teleconferences

12/08/2014

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

Speak Up: X-rays, MRIs and other medical imaging tests

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Medical imaging tests help diagnose health problems. Spanish versions now available (12/19/14).

Related Topics: Speak Up Infographic, Speak Up

12/08/2014

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

12/05/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Recording and Slides from Quick Start to Certification: Disease-Specific Care Certification Preparation

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December 3, 2014

 
Previous teleconference about the benefits of certification.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Previous Webinar, Certification, Teleconferences

12/05/2014

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

12/05/2014

Financial Publications

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Joint Commission financial statements and forms.

Related Topics: Financial Publications

12/03/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Replay and Presentation Slides from Webinar - 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

11/24/2014

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

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

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: Certification, Health Care Staffing, 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: Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Fact Sheets

11/20/2014

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