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Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Top Performer 2014 Eligibility Criteria (For 2015 Recognition)

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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

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: 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

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Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

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

07/25/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Map - HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers

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

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

07/25/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification

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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

Ambulatory Health Care

Facts about Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care clinician and interdisciplinary team work in partnership with the patient (and when applicable, their family).

Related Topics: Certification Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Primary Care Medical Home

07/25/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Pneumonia Measures

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The Joint Commission collaborates 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 Society of Emergency Room Physicians (AQSEP), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

07/25/2014

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Immunization

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The Immunization measures were developed as a result of recommendations in 2006 from a National Quality Forum (NQF) Harmonization Workgroup that influenza and pneumococcal vaccination measures should apply to all patients regardless of diagnosis.

Related Topics: Core Measures, Core Measure Set, Hospital

07/25/2014

Emergency Management Resources - General References

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Emergency Management Resources - General References

Related Topics: Emergency Management

07/23/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Core Measure Solution Exchange®

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A Quality Improvement Tool

 
A database of success stories from accredited hospitals that have attained excellent performance on core measures - including accountability measures.

Related Topics: Core Measure Solutions Exchange, Quality Improvement Tools, Core Measures

07/23/2014

Emergency Management Resources - Exercises and Drills

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Emergency Management Resources - Exercises and Drills

Related Topics: Emergency Management

07/23/2014

Nursing Care Center

R3 Report Issue 6: Memory care accreditation requirements for nursing care centers

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The aim of the new memory care requirements for nursing care centers is to enable residents with memory-impacting conditions to remain engaged in their environment at the level of their cognitive ability and to function at the highest level possible for as long as possible.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, R3 Report (Newsletter), Memory Care

07/22/2014

Critical Access Hospitals

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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The Joint Commission has revised its requirements for critical access hospitals (CAHs) in response to recent changes in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for CAHs.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Critical Access Hospital

07/22/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions for the ASC Deemed Program

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently changed its Conditions for Coverage (CfC) for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs).

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Ambulatory Health Care

07/22/2014

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

Facts about the Cooperative Accreditation Initiative

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The Joint Commission launched the Cooperative Accreditation Initiative in 1995 to reduce the cost and duplication of survey and inspection activity experienced by hospitals and other health care organizations.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Laboratory Services, Accreditation

07/18/2014

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

Facts about scoring and the certification decision

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The scoring and decision process for certification is based on the criticality of the standards and other requirements related to the quality and safety of patient care.

Related Topics: Certification, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Fact Sheets, Certification Fact Sheets, Palliative Care

07/18/2014

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

Physician Leader Monthly - July 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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

07/18/2014

Facts about patient-centered communications

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Effective 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 professionals and patients. It’s been estimated that there are more than 300 languages spoken in the United States...

Related Topics: Patient Safety, Hospital, Language, & Culture , Speak Up, Fact Sheets, Health Literacy, Patient Safety Fact Sheets, Patient-centered communications

07/17/2014

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

Facts about Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification

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Today, more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States have been certified or accredited by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, About The Joint Commission, Accreditation, Certification

07/16/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

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

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Primary Care Medical Home

07/16/2014

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

Facts about The Joint Commission

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Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care

Related Topics: About The Joint Commission, Fact Sheets, Corporate Fact Sheets

07/16/2014

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

Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regard to patient safety.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Fact Sheets, CAUTI, Critical Access Hospital, Laboratory Services, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, National Patient Safety Goals, Patient Safety

07/15/2014

Advanced Certification

Facts about Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

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In September 2012, The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association launched Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSCs).

Related Topics: Stroke, Disease-Specific Care, Certification Fact Sheets

07/15/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual Files for July 9 webinar: An Orientation to the Accreditation Requirements

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Webinar featuring an overview of the standards and review of frequently cited accreditation requirements.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Previous Webinar

07/11/2014

Laboratory Services

Facts about Laboratory Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has been evaluating and accrediting hospital laboratory services since 1979 and freestanding laboratories since 1995.

Related Topics: Laboratory Accreditation, Proficiency Testing, Lab Advantage, Fact Sheets

07/11/2014

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