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Laboratory

Webinars Offered by CLSI and The Joint Commission

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Visit the CLSI Web site to view upcoming education offerings with The Joint Commission as well as On-Demand Webinars.

Related Topics: Laboratory Accreditation Program, Laboratory Resource

10/31/2014

Hospitals

List of 2014 Accountability Measures

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This list includes all measures designated as accountability measures, including the year designated.

Related Topics: Hospital, Accountability Measures

10/31/2014

Hospitals

List of 2014 Accountability Measures (For 2015 Recognition)

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The Accountability Measure list includes an additional column where a check is displayed next to each individual measure for which CY 2014 data will be used for Top Performer Recognition in 2015.

Related Topics: Hospital, Top Performer

10/31/2014

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, Performance Measurement Systems

10/31/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Ebola Preparedness: A CDC/Joint Commission Webinar

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This webinar provides information on recommended hospital protocols and containing the spread of infectious disease.

Related Topics: Ebola Preparedness

10/30/2014

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: BPHC - Teleconferences, Ambulatory Health Care

10/30/2014

Hospitals

Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2015

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Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2015

Related Topics: Core Measure Information

10/28/2014

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: Accreditation, Gold Seal

10/28/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Prepublication Standards – Revised Requirements for Ambulatory Surgical Centers

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In response to CMS’s review of its application, The Joint Commission developed and revised several elements of performance (EPs) for ambulatory surgical centers that elect to use The Joint Commission’s deemed status option.

Related Topics: Deemed Status, Prepublication Standards, Ambulatory Health Care, Ambulatory Surgery Centers

10/28/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

2015 Flexible ORYX Reporting Options and Core Measure Set Selection Form

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Effective with January 1, 2015 discharges accredited hospitals have the flexibility of meeting their ORYX measure reporting requirements through one of three options.

Related Topics: Core Measures, Hospital ORYX Forms, ORYX , Performance Measurement, Hospital

10/28/2014

The Joint Commission - Inspiring Health Care Excellence

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This brochure provides an overview of the services, standards and quality and safety efforts of The Joint Commission, including the work of the Center for Transforming Healthcare, Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International.

Related Topics: Joint Commission Resources, Joint Commission International, About The Joint Commission, Center for Transforming Healthcare

10/27/2014

Hospitals

Joint Commission standards - safely and effectively managing the infectious Ebola patient

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Joint Commission standards - safely and effectively managing the infectious Ebola patient.

Related Topics: Hospital, Ebola Preparedness

10/24/2014

Facts about Joint Commission Resources

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Joint Commission Resources is a global, knowledge-based organization that provides innovative solutions designed to help health care organizations improve patient safety and quality. An affiliate of The Joint Commission, JCR is the official publisher and educator of The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Corporate Fact Sheets, Fact Sheets, Joint Commission Resources

10/24/2014
10/23/2014

Stroke

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The stroke (STK) measures were developed in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA)/Brain Attack Coalition (BAC) for use by Disease-Specific Care (DSC)-certified primary stroke centers.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set

10/23/2014
10/23/2014

Venous Thromboembolism

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The Joint Commission Response to the Annals of Internal Medicine Editorial Regarding VTE.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

10/23/2014

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Candidate Systems List

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Candidate Systems List

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX , Performance Measurement Systems

10/23/2014

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

10/21/2014

Hospitals

Patient Safety Systems Chapter for the Hospital program

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The 2015 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals includes the new "Patient Safety Systems" chapter, a blueprint for leaders that uses existing standards to achieve an integrated approach to patient safety.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Systems, Hospital, Standards, Patient Safety

10/17/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Teleconference Audio Replay: Inpatient Diabetes: Be an Ace about the Follow-Up Appointment Prior to Discharge - October 16, 2014

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Topic: Inpatient Diabetes Certification Standard DSDF.6 EP.1.a

 
This special Question and Answer Teleconference is about the Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care Standard DSDF.6 EP.1.a: Prior to discharge, a follow-up diabetes management appointment is made for the patient.

Related Topics: Inpatient Diabetes Previous Teleconference, Teleconferences, Disease-Specific Care

10/17/2014

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

Physician Leader Monthly October 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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

10/16/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Surgical Care Improvement Project

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The Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) is a national quality partnership of organizations interested in improving surgical care by significantly reducing surgical complications. SCIP Partners include the Steering Committee of 10 national organizations who have pledged their commitment. . .

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

10/16/2014

Hospitals

Heart Failure

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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: Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement

10/16/2014

Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services

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The Joint Commission and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS), the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc. (NRI) collaborated on the development of a set of core performance measures.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

10/16/2014

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