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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.

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

01/16/2014

Facts about the Public Information Policy

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The Public Information Policy applies to all organizations that have an accreditation history with The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Quality Check, Quality Report, About The Joint Commission, Corporate Fact Sheets

01/14/2014

Facts about Joint Commission Advisory Groups

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The Joint Commission relies on a variety of advisory groups in its continuous effort to improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public. These groups provide feedback to help The Joint Commission develop and revise standards, policies and procedures that support performance improvement

Related Topics: Advisory Group Fact Sheets, Fact Sheets

12/11/2013

Hospitals

Facts about Hospital Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years and today it accredits approximately 4,067 general, children's, long term acute, psychiatric, rehabilitation and specialty hospitals, and 362 critical access hospitals, through a separate accreditation program.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Fact Sheets, Hospital

12/11/2013

Home Care

Facts about Home Care Accreditation

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Services include: Home Health, Personal Care and/or Support, Home Medical Equipment, Hospice, and Pharmacy

Related Topics: Accreditation, Home Care, Home Health, Fact Sheets

12/06/2013

Ambulatory Health Care, Office-Based Surgery

Facts about Office-Based Surgery Accreditation

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The Joint Commission’s Office-Based Surgery (OBS) Accreditation Program serves specifically as a quality oversight tool for surgical practices with four or fewer practitioners.

Related Topics: Office-Based Surgery Accreditation, Ambulatory Health Care, Fact Sheets

12/06/2013

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 as the Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Accreditation program, but the name...

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Fact Sheets

11/18/2013

Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about Critical Access Hospital Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years. In 2001, The Joint Commission introduced its program to accredit critical access hospitals. As of December 2012, there were 1,330 critical access hospitals in the U.S.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Fact Sheets, Accreditation

10/18/2013

Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has been active in behavioral health care accreditation since 1969 when it began accrediting organizations providing services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care

10/10/2013

Facts about the Patient and Family Advisory Council

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

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

09/13/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about ORYX® for Hospitals (National Hospital Quality Measures)

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ORYX® is The Joint Commission’s performance measurement and improvement initiative, first implemented in 1997.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Hospital, Performance Measurement, ORYX , Core Measure Fact Sheets, Core Measures

09/09/2013

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

Facts about the on-site survey process

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

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

09/06/2013

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

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Joint Commission accreditation helps organize and strengthen patient safety efforts, among other benefits.

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

08/23/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about accountability measures

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The Joint Commission categorizes its process performance measures into accountability and non-accountability measures.

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

10/29/2012

The Joint Commission Mission Statement

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Mission: To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and...

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, About The Joint Commission

08/15/2009

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