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Nursing Care Center

Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

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: Center for Transforming Healthcare, Joint Commission Resources, Joint Commission International, About The Joint Commission

02/03/2014

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 , FQHC, Federally Qualified Health Center, Health Center, Community Health Center, BPHC-supported

02/03/2014

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, Federally Qualified Health Center, FQHC, BPHC Accredited Centers

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, Fees, Disease-Specific Care, 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

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Ambulatory Care Accredited BPHC-Supported Centers by State

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Ambulatory Care Accredited BPHC-Supported Centers by HRSA Regionall Division (Formerly Field Offices)

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

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: CMS, Prepublication Standards, Home Health, Home Care

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

01/17/2014

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 the Patient Safety Advisory Group

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In April 2002, The Joint Commission appointed a panel of widely recognized patient safety experts to advise it on the development of Sentinel Event Alert, The Joint Commission’s patient safety newsletter. At that time, the panel was named the Sentinel Event Advisory Group.

Related Topics: Sentinel Event, National Patient Safety Goals, Patient Safety, Advisory Group Fact Sheets, Patient Safety Fact Sheets

01/10/2014

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

Physician Leader Monthly - January 2014

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Monthly e-newsletter for physicians.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

01/10/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

What you need to know about Joint Commission Primary Care Medical Home

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The Primary Care Medical Home option enables the improvements in quality of care and patient safety achieved through accreditation to be combined with the potential for increased reimbursement when the additional requirements of a Primary Care Medical Home.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

01/06/2014

Advanced Certification

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Certification Requirements

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Certification Requirements

Related Topics: COPD

01/03/2014

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

2014 National Patient Safety Goals Slide Presentation

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Changes for 2014 - A new NPSG focusing on safe clinical alarm management for hospitals and critical access hospitals will be introduced in 2014 with a phased implementation.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Home, 2014 National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, National Patient Safety Goals

01/03/2014

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