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Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care

Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Topics: Research Resources, Monograph, Home Care, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Other Measures, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Performance Measurement

12/02/2013

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.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Fact Sheets

11/18/2013
10/30/2013
10/24/2013

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, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Tackle your organization’s challenges using Joint Commission tools

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Tools ready for use by C-Suite leaders and organizational quality and safety teams.

Related Topics: Targeted Solutions Tool, Core Measure Solutions Exchange, Standards BoosterPak, Leading Practice Library, Brochure, Speak Up, Sentinel Event, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Services, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing

10/11/2013

Nursing Care Center

InTouch - Issue 1, 2013

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Welcome to the new InTouch newsletter (formerly LTC Update) providing news and information about the Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Accreditation program.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, In Touch (Nursing Care Center Newsletter)

09/23/2013

Nursing Care Center

Helping You Choose Quality Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Services

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When you need nursing care or rehabilitation, you should find out some information to help you choose the best nursing and rehabilitation center for you or your loved one. Nursing and rehabilitation centers are also known as nursing homes.

Related Topics: How to Choose an Accreditor, General Public, Helping You Choose Guides, Patient Education, Nursing Home, Nursing Care Center

09/13/2013

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

08/23/2013

Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

FSA Submission Now Required for Additional Accreditation Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center

07/23/2013

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

2014 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Home, 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Decision Rule, Palliative Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Laboratory Services, Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Certification, Accreditation, Nursing Care Center

07/23/2013

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

Speak Up: Tips for Your Doctor's Visit

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Updated brochure provides tips to help patients during doctor visits.

Related Topics: Speak Up, Doctor's Visit, Nursing Care Center, General Public, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Laboratory Services, Hospital, Home Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Palliative Care, Transitions of Care Patient Information

06/03/2013

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

Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

Related Topics: Hospital, Laboratory Services, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center

04/01/2013

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

Framework for Conducting a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan

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A Framework for a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan In Response to a Sentinel Event

Related Topics: Sentinel Event, Root Cause, RCA, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care

03/22/2013

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

Leading Practice Library

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An online library of solutions to help with health care safety.

 
The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Quality Improvement Tools

03/20/2013

Nursing Care Center

Speak Up: Nursing Care Centers

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Everyone has a role in making health care safe. That includes doctors, nurses, nursing assistants and other caregivers. Nursing and rehabilitation centers all across the country are working to make health care safe. You can make your care safer by being active, involved, and informed.

Related Topics: General Public, Nursing Care Center, Speak Up (Accreditation Programs), Speak Up

03/13/2013

Nursing Care Center

Transition Steps to the Reinvented Products for Currently Accredited Organizations

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Attached below are the transition steps, with dates, to help you understand what to expect in the months ahead.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

01/07/2013

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

Speak Up: Five Things You Can Do To Prevent Infection

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Avoiding contagious diseases like the common cold, strep throat, and the flu is important to everyone. Here are five easy things you can do to fight the spread of infection.

Related Topics: General Public, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Laboratory Services, Infection Control, Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Speak Up Infection Control, Speak Up, Nursing Care Center, Patient Education, Patient Education Infection, Health Care-Associated Infections

11/30/2012

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

Improving Patient and Worker Safety

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Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation

 
Health care professionals whose focus is on patient safety are very familiar with these alarming and frequently cited statistics from the Institute of Medicine: medical errors result in the death of between 44,000 and 98,000 patients every year.

Related Topics: Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Patient Safety, Patient Education, Research Resources, Patient Safety Monograph

11/19/2012

Speak Up: Know Your Rights

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This brochure has been updated to include language from the new Patient-Centered Communication Standards for Hospitals, which require that patients have the right to care that is free from discrimination. In addition, you will find questions and answers to help you find out about your rights. . .

Related Topics: Hospital, Laboratory Services, Disease-Specific Care, General Public, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Patient Rights, Speak Up

07/20/2012

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

Transitions of Care: The need for a more effective approach to continuing patient care

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Hot Topics in Health Care

 
This paper is the first of many planned communications that will report on new developments from The Joint Commission enterprise about work underway to address the problems related to transitions of care.

Related Topics: Transitions of Care, Papers, Research Resources, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Disease-Specific Care, Laboratory Services, Hospital, Home Care

06/27/2012

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

Preventing Central Line-Associated Infections

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A Global Challenge, A Global Perspective

 
The Joint Commission, in collaboration with Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International, has produced a new monograph containing the most current information, evidence-based guidance, and resources to assist healthcare organization in reducing CLABSI.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Home Care, CLABSI, Health Care-Associated Infections

05/16/2012

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Study Finds Accreditation Improves Safety Culture at Nursing Homes

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Accredited nursing homes report a stronger resident safety culture than nonaccredited facilities, according to a new study published in the May 2012 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Nursing Care Center, Patient Safety, Home Care, Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility

04/23/2012

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

Strategies for Improving Health Care Personnel Influenza Vaccination Rates

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This document provides evidence-based strategies recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for improving health care personnel influenza vaccination rates, along with supporting documentation that can be found in The Joint Commission's influenza monograph.

Related Topics: Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Influenza, Nursing Care Center, Health Care-Associated Infections

04/09/2012

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

Standard IC.02.04.01 Influenza Vaccination for Licensed Independent Practitioners and Staff (HAP, CAH, LTC)

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For Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals and Long Term Care

 
Voice recorded slide presentation that focuses on revised Standard IC.02.04.01 Influenza Vaccination for Licensed Independent Practitioners and Staff, for Critical Access Hospitals, Hospitals and Long Term Care accreditation programs. This revised standard will go into effect on July 1, 2012.

Related Topics: Vaccination, Standard IC.02.04.01 , Influenza Vaccination Teleconference, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Influenza

12/02/2011

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