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Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Home Certification - 2015

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2015 Pricing worksheet for determining the cost of behavioral health home certification.

Related Topics: Pricing Worksheet, Behavioral Health Care, Behavioral Health Home

01/28/2015

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Webinar Replay for Managing the Measures: A Serious Look at Key Abstraction Concepts for the Comprehensive Stroke (CSTK) Measure Set

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January 21, 2015

 
Audio/Visual files from the webinar: Managing the Measures: A Serious Look at Key Abstraction Concepts for the Comprehensive Stroke (CSTK) Measure Set

Related Topics: Performance Measures, Webinar, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Disease-Specific Care, Previous Webinar, Teleconferences

01/26/2015

Speak Up Video Posters Available in English and Spanish

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Encourage patients and their families to Speak Up with these fun, colorful posters that feature the engaging characters from the Speak Up videos.

Related Topics: Speak Up Videos, Speak Up

01/21/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

The American Association for Physician Leadership® and The Joint Commission Create New CMO Academy

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The CMO Academy is a series of nine online education courses designed for Chief Medical Officers. Learn management and leadership knowledge and skills to be an effective CMO.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

01/20/2015

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

The Infection Prevention and HAI Portal - Infographic

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Learn more about The Joint Commission's infection prevention and HAI resource portal.

Related Topics: Infection Prevention and HAIs, Infographic

01/19/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Audio/Visual files for the Jan 14 webinar: Accreditation Basics: Mythbuster Edition

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This 30-minute webinar, followed by Q&A, provides an overview of behavioral health accreditation including cost and how to get started.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar

01/16/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Apples and Oranges - Your Guide to Choosing an Accrediting Body in Behavioral Health brochure

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This short infographic shows how The Joint Commission differs from other behavioral health accrediting bodies.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care

01/15/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Eligibility for Hospital Accreditation

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In order for an organization to be accredited under our Hospital program, the following requirements determine eligibility.

Related Topics: Hospital, Accreditation, Eligibility

01/15/2015

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 4,055 general, pediatric, long term acute, psychiatric, rehabilitation and specialty hospitals, and 358 critical access hospitals, through a separate accreditation program.

Related Topics: Accreditation Program, Fact Sheets, Hospital

01/15/2015

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

Physician Leader Monthly January 2015

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician, Physician Leader Monthly

01/15/2015

Behavioral Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2015

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2015 worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

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

01/14/2015

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

01/13/2015

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

Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regard to patient safety.

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Patient Safety, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Patient Safety Fact Sheets, CAUTI

01/13/2015

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

Facts about the Intracycle Monitoring Process

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The Joint Commission’s Intracycle Monitoring (ICM) process helps organizations with their continuous standards compliance efforts. Every accredited organization has access to an ICM Profile, an online workspace on The Joint Commission Connect extranet.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Intracycle Monitoring, Focused Standards Assessment

01/13/2015

Ambulatory Health Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Ambulatory Care Eligibility Requirements

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Eligibility requirements for organizations surveyed under the Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program. After a comprehensive review of survey eligibility criteria, these requirements were revised to ensure that the eligibility criteria are current, relevant, and appropriate for organizations.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Eligibility , Survey Preparation

01/12/2015

Hospitals

Ebola Preparedness: Infection Control, Protecting Staff, and Safely and Effectively Managing Contagious Patients

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This special episode from the Joint Commission Resources Quality and Safety Network (JCRQSN) features experts from The Joint Commission and case study organizations who share their experiences treating patients who are suspected as having Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Related Topics: Hospital, Ebola Preparedness

01/12/2015

Office-Based Surgery

Office-Based Surgery Eligibility Requirements

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Eligibility requirements for organizations surveyed under the Office-Based Surgery Accreditation Program. After a comprehensive review of survey eligibility criteria, these requirements were revised to ensure that the eligibility criteria are current, relevant, and appropriate.

Related Topics: Office-Based Surgery, Ambulatory Health Care

01/12/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

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SHEA and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) jointly published these science-based and practical recommendations for acute care hospitals for the prevention of common HAIs. The document represents practical recommendations by the leading champions in infection prevention and health

Related Topics: HAI General, VAP, Surgical Site Infection, MDRO, NPSG, MRSA, CLABSI, CAUTI, Infection Prevention and HAIs

01/12/2015

Hospital Outpatient Department

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals are required to collect and submit data to The Joint Commission for a minimum of six core measure sets.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

01/12/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

2015 Flexible ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting Options

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The Joint Commission will be providing accredited hospitals greater flexibility in meeting ORYX® performance measure reporting requirements beginning with measure set selections for calendar year 2015.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

01/12/2015

Hospitals

Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2015

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Joint Commission Measure Sets Effective January 1, 2015

Related Topics: Core Measure Information

01/12/2015

Hospitals

General ORYX* requirements for hospitals

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ORYX® is The Joint Commission’s performance measurement and improvement initiative, first implemented in 1997. Learn more about the ORYX requirements for hospitals.

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement

01/12/2015

Hospitals

Facts about ORYX vendors

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The Joint Commission defines an ORYX vendor 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.

Related Topics: ORYX , vendors

01/12/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Sustaining and Spreading Improvement in Hand Hygiene Compliance

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Hospitals and infection prevention specialists have attempted to achieve high levels of compliance with hand hygiene protocols for many decades. Despite these efforts, measured performance is disappointingly low.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Hand Hygiene

01/12/2015

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Pneumonia Measures

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The Joint Commission will no longer require data collection for this measure set. The Joint Commission will be providing accredited hospitals greater flexibility in meeting ORYX® performance measure reporting requirements beginning with measure set selections for calendar year 2015.

Related Topics: Vaccination, Vaccine, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Vaccinations, Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement

01/09/2015