Follow us on Twitter Friend us on Facebook Look for us on Google Plus Share with your Friends Print this Page
 
Friday 4:48 CST, August 22, 2014

Topic Library














shareslide1
YEAR:
1 2 3 4 5 Next

Topic Library Resources

Most Recent

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

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
 

 
In May 2014, 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, Critical Access Hospital, Prepublication Standards

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

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Technical Assistance Teleconference List

Read More
 

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

08/20/2014

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

Read More
 

 
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.

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

08/20/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files from Aug 13 webinar: Overcoming Challenges to Person-Centered Care/Treatment/Service Planning

Read More
 

 
Joint Commission staff discuss tips for care/treatment/service planning in behavioral health care accreditation.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar

08/18/2014

Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., MHA

Read More
 

Medical Director

 
Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., is the medical director in the Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission.

08/12/2014

Hospitals

Improving the Quality of Care and Communication During Patient Transitions: Best Practices for Urgent Care Centers

Read More
 

 
Article from The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, July 2014.

Related Topics: Transitions of Care

08/11/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

Read More
 

 
Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Primary Care Medical Home

08/07/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Requirements for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

Read More
 

 
Standards, Clinical Practice Guidelines, and Performance Measures.

Related Topics: Primary Stroke, Advanced Certification, Disease-Specific Care

08/04/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Laboratory Services, Home Care

Facts about federal deemed status and state recognition

Read More
 

 
In order for a health care organization to participate in and receive payment from the Medicare or Medicaid programs, it must meet the eligibility requirements for program participation, which are set forth in federal regulations.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets, CMS, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Deemed Status, Laboratory Services

08/01/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Modification to ORYX® Noncore Measure Reporting Requirements

Read More
 

 
Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: 2014 Joint Commission Requirement, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital

08/01/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Deemed Status for ASCs

Read More
 

 
The Joint Commission is designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an approved accreditor for ASCs seeking Medicare initial certification.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, CMS Reimbursement, Becoming Accredited, Deemed Status, Toolkit for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

07/31/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview

Read More
 

 
2014 Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview provides a snapshot of The Joint Commission accreditation process for ambulatory care settings. Learn about survey process, standards, invaluable resources and more!

Related Topics: Accreditation Process, Ambulatory Health Care

07/31/2014

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Ambulatory Care Accredited BPHC-Supported Centers by State

Read More
 

 
Ambulatory Care Accredited BPHC-Supported Centers by HRSA Regionall Division (Formerly Field Offices)

Related Topics: BPHC Accredited Centers , FQHC, Federally Qualified Health Center, Health Center, BPHC-supported, Community Health Center

07/30/2014

Erin S. DuPree, M.D., FACOG

Read More
 

Chief Medical Officer and Vice President

 
Erin S. DuPree, M.D., FACOG, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

Related Topics: Center for Transforming Healthcare, Chief Medical Officer

07/30/2014

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

07/30/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Top Performer 2014 Eligibility Criteria (For 2015 Recognition)

Read More
 

 
Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals reporting ORYX data on one or more core measure sets, which contain accountability measures identified for inclusion in The Joint Commission’s calculation of accountability measure composite rates for calendar year 2014...

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Accountability Measures, Eligibility , Top Performer

07/29/2014

Emergency Management Resources - Active Shooter

Read More
 

 
Emergency Management Resources - Active Shooter

Related Topics: Emergency Management

07/29/2014

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

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

Read More
 

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

07/28/2014

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

Read More
 

 
Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

Related Topics: BPHC Accredited Centers , BPHC-supported, Community Health Center, Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center, FQHC

07/25/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Map - HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers

Read More
 

 
Bureau of Primary Health Care - Map of Health HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers.

Related Topics: FQHC, Federally Qualified Health Center, Health Center, Community Health Center, BPHC-supported, BPHC Accredited Centers

07/25/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification

Read More
 

 
The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care (DSC) certification program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Certification Fact Sheets

07/25/2014

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.