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10/30/2013

Hospitals

Performance Measurement Requirements Increasing in 2014

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Core Measure Selection Data Due November 1, 2013

 
Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Hospital

10/30/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Communication guidelines for The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that achieve excellence in performance on The Joint Commission’s accountability measures are recognized for their achievement through designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Top Performer

10/30/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Communication guidelines for hospital systems about The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that achieve excellence in performance on The Joint Commission’s accountability measures are recognized for their achievement through designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®.

Related Topics: Top Performer, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital

10/30/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

List of 2013 Accountability Measures

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This list includes all measures designated as accountability measures, including the year designated. Note: No new accountability measures have been designated for 2013.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Accountability Measures, Hospital

10/30/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Demonstrating High Reliability on Accountability Measures at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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The need to improve the quality of health care is well documented. Despite decades of efforts, patients continue to suffer preventable harm, often from the omission of recommended medical therapies.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, High Reliability, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Top Performer 2013 Eligibility Criteria (For 2014 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 2013...

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

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Improving America’s Hospitals: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2013

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The 2013 report includes The Joint Commission’s list of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® hospitals. Thirty-three percent of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals that reported accountability measure data to The Joint Commission in 2012 are recognized as Top Performer hospitals.

Related Topics: Hospital, Annual Report, Critical Access Hospital, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

List of 2013 Accountability Measures (For 2014 Recognition)

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The Accountability Measure list includes an additional column where a check is displayed next to each individual measure for which current year 2013 data will be used for Top Performer Recognition in 2014.

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

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Hospital List of The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®

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The Joint Commission recognizes the following accredited hospitals that attained excellence in accountability measure performance during calendar year 2012

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Program

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Launched in September 2011, The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®* program recognizes accredited hospitals that attain excellence on accountability measure performance.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Top Performer

10/29/2013

Home Care

Meet the members of our Home Care Advisory Council!

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Representatives of accredited home care organizations who provide advice.

Related Topics: Home Care

10/25/2013
10/24/2013

Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services: 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

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2014 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Laboratory Services, National Patient Safety Goals

10/24/2013

Hospitals

Hospital: 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

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2014 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Hospital

10/24/2013

Home Care

Home Care: 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

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2014 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Home Care, National Patient Safety Goals

10/24/2013

Critical Access Hospitals

Critical Access Hospital: 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

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2014 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Critical Access Hospital

10/24/2013

Behavioral Health Care

Behavioral Health Care: 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

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2014 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, National Patient Safety Goals

10/24/2013

Ambulatory Health Care

Ambulatory Health Care: 2014 National Patient Safety Goals

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2014 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Ambulatory Health Care

10/24/2013

Erin S. DuPree, M.D.

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Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

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

Related Topics: Center for Transforming Healthcare, Chief Medical Officer

10/23/2013

Ambulatory Health Care, Office-Based Surgery

Helping You Choose Quality Ambulatory Care

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When you need ambulatory care, you should find out some information to help you choose the best ambulatory care provider for you or your loved one.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, How to Choose an Accreditor, General Public, Helping You Choose Guides, Patient Education

10/18/2013

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: Accreditation, Fact Sheets, Critical Access Hospital

10/18/2013

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

Sentinel Event Alert Issue 51: Preventing unintended retained foreign objects

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The unintended retention of foreign objects (URFOs) – also called retained surgical items (RSIs) – after invasive procedures can cause death, and surviving patients may sustain both physical and emotional harm, depending on the type of object retained and the length of time it is retained.

Related Topics: Webinar, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Office-Based Surgery, Sentinel Event, Sentinel Event Alert

10/17/2013

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