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Behavioral Health Care

10 Steps to BHC Accreditation

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Great achievements come one step at a time. Your 10-step guide to achieving Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care accreditation.

Related Topics: Accreditation Answers, Accreditation Help, Accreditation Process, Addictions, Behavioral Health Care, Becoming Accredited

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care On-Site Survey Overview

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A snapshot of the survey process

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, On-Site Survey Process

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

10 Steps to Accreditation (Spanish)

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10 steps to behavioral health accreditation provided in Spanish language (diez pasos para lograr la acreditación).

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Accreditation Process

02/06/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Guide

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2014 Guide to Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

Related Topics: Becoming Accredited, Behavioral Health Care, Addictions, Accreditation Process, Accreditation Help, Accreditation Answers

02/06/2014

Facts about Pain Management

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It is estimated that in the United States more than 76 million people suffer from pain. Pain can be chronic or acute, such as post-surgical pain.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Pain Management, Standards, Speak Up, Patient Safety Fact Sheets

02/04/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Revisions to Comprehensive Stroke Center Requirements

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

02/03/2014

Home Care

Revised Home Health Requirements Align with CMS

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2014 Joint Commission Requirement, Home Care

02/03/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Enhancements to Primary Stroke Center Requirements

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Joint Commission Requirements

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

02/03/2014
02/03/2014

Facts about patient safety

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The Joint Commission is committed to improving healthcare safety. This commitment is inherent in its mission to continuously improve healthcare for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating healthcare organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe. . .

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

02/03/2014

Nursing Care Center

Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2014 Joint Commission Requirement, Nursing Care Center

02/03/2014

The Joint Commission - Inspiring Health Care Excellence

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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, Joint Commission Resources, Joint Commission International, Center for Transforming Healthcare

02/03/2014

Hospitals

Facts about ORYX vendors

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The Joint Commission defines an ORYX vendor (also known as a performance measurement system) as an entity composed of a set of process and/or outcome measures of performance, processes for collecting, analyzing and disseminating these measures from multiple organizations and an automated database.

Related Topics: ORYX , vendors

02/03/2014

Nursing Care Center

Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI).

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Crosswalk

01/31/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for Jan. 22, 2014 webinar Accreditation Basics: Mythbuster Session

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Learn more about the basics of Joint Commission behavioral health accreditation through this webinar, including who is The Joint Commission, what does accreditation cost, how difficult is the process and why you might want to achieve accreditation.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar

01/30/2014

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Candidate Systems List

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Candidate Systems List

Related Topics: Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement, ORYX

01/24/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Chest Pain Certification Fees

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Certification for Chest Pain is on a two-year cycle. The certification fee consists of two parts: an on-site fee, which is assessed following the on-site review, and an annual subscription fee, which is billed each January.

Related Topics: Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Fees, Chest Pain

01/23/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Eligibility for Chest Pain Certification

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Unique Details Chest Pain Certification.

Related Topics: Chest Pain, Disease-Specific Care, Certification, Eligibility

01/23/2014

Disease-Specific Care

Chest Pain Certification Process

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Chest pain programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.

Related Topics: Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Chest Pain

01/23/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

AHA Physician Leadership Education Report

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White Paper

 
The "Physician Leadership Education" white paper, published by the American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF), examines how hospitals and health systems can develop effective physician leaders to build a more accountable and efficient health delivery system.

Related Topics: Physician Leaders, Physician Leadership, American Hospital Association, Physician, White Paper

01/22/2014

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2014

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Worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

Related Topics: On-site survey fee, Pricing, Behavioral Health Care, Cost, Annual Fee, Fees

01/21/2014

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

Facts about the Tracer Methodology

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The Joint Commission’s on-site survey process includes tracer methodology.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Tracer Methodology, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Services, Home Care, Hospital

01/17/2014

Home Care

Prepublication Standards – Revised Home Health Requirements

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In spring 2013, The Joint Commission applied to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for deeming authority for accredited home care organizations. In response to CMS’s fall 2013 review of its application, The Joint Commission revised several standards and elements of performance (EPs).

Related Topics: Home Care, Home Health, Prepublication Standards, CMS

01/17/2014

Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Prepublication Standards - Revisions to Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy Requirements

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In late fall, The Joint Commission announced revisions to requirements for the disease-specific care (DSC) advanced certification program for Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) for Destination Therapy (the prepublication report was issued on September 23, 2013).

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards, Advanced Certification, Disease-Specific Care, Ventricular Assist Device

01/17/2014

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Office-Based Surgery

Facts about the Universal Protocol

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The Joint Commission Board of Commissioners originally approved the Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure and Wrong Person Surgery™ in July 2003, and it became effective July 1, 2004 for all accredited hospitals, ambulatory care and office-based surgery facilities.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Fact Sheets, Wrong Site Surgery, Universal Protocol, Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

01/17/2014

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