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Table of Contents and Abstracts for The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (JQPS)

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Table of Contents and abstracts for The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (JQPS) are showcased on The Joint Commission website.

Related Items: Patient Safety , Quality

02/17/2017
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Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certifications

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Key differences between the Core Hip/Knee option and the Advanced Total Hip and Knee option.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Hip Replacement , Knee Replacement

02/17/2017
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Facts about the unannounced survey process

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The Joint Commission generally conducts unannounced surveys unless it is not feasible or logical to do so. All hospital and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services deeming or recognition surveys are unannounced. This fact sheet includes a table listing exceptions to unannounced surveys.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Unannounced Survey Process

02/17/2017
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Physician Leader Monthly February 2017

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Items: Physician Leader Monthly , Chief Medical Officer , Physician Leaders

02/17/2017
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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 Items: Accreditation , Intracycle Monitoring , Focused Standards Assessment

02/17/2017
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Webinar Replay and Slides: Jan 24 - SAFER Matrix in Behavioral Health Care

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Learn about the recent changes to the Joint Commission survey process called the “SAFER Matrix.” SAFER stands for Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Previous Webinar , Mental Health

02/16/2017
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Webinar Replay and Slides: Feb 14 - Accreditation Basics for Behavioral Health Providers

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Considering accreditation or just started the process? This webinar will cover everything you need to know.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Previous Webinar , Mental Health

02/16/2017
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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 Items: ORYX , vendors

02/16/2017
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Press Room

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Press Room

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02/16/2017
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Quality Initiative Significantly Improves Outcomes for Children with Chronic Conditions

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By redesigning the way it cares for children with active chronic conditions, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center successfully improved outcomes for 50 percent of more than 27,000 pediatric patients, according to a new study published in the March 2017 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

Related Items: News Releases , Pediatrics

02/16/2017
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Improving Outcomes for Pediatric Patients with a Chronic Condition

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As committed health care professionals, we all want to do the best by our youngest patients. Keeping children with chronic conditions out of the hospital is a goal we all aim for, but this can be challenging due to our health care system’s focus on more episodic rather than longer-term care.

Related Items: Accreditation , Pediatrics , Certification

02/16/2017
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Five Ways SAFER Helps Outline Priorities

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The SAFER matrix outlines all your corrective actions in one place. So easy to use!

Related Items: Home Care , SAFER Matrix , Home Care Accreditation

02/16/2017
Standards FAQ

Texting - Use of Secure Text Messaging for Patient Care Orders

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What is The Joint Commission's position on the use of secure texting to communicate orders?

02/16/2017
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Medication Compounding Certification

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medication compounding launch 02/15/17

Related Items: Hospital , Certification , Home Care , Critical Access Hospital

02/15/2017
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Medication Compounding Certification

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Medication Compounding Certification providers page launched 2/15/17

Related Items: Hospital , Home Care

02/15/2017
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Medication Compounding Certification

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medication compounding launched 02/15/17

Related Items: Home Care , Certification , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital

02/15/2017
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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

Related Items: Inpatient Diabetes , Disease-Specific Care , Certification

02/15/2017
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Webinar Replay: The Joint Commission's Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Certification and Standards Update 2017

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Listen to a webinar replay to hear directly from our expert panelists about the Joint Commission's Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Certification and Standards Update 2017

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Inpatient Diabetes Previous Teleconference

02/15/2017
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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Life Safety Code Update

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The Joint Commission further revised requirements in the “Environment of Care” (EC) and “Life Safety” (LS) chapters of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manuals for the ambulatory health care, critical access hospital, hospital, home care, and nursing care center programs.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Ambulatory Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Leadership , Nursing Care Center

02/14/2017
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Workplace Violence Prevention - American Hospital Association

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Resources from the American Hospital Association.

02/13/2017
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Copyright, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

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Copyright, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy Updated Feb 2017

02/11/2017
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Facts about the Tracer Methodology

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A key part of The Joint Commission’s on-site survey process is the tracer methodology. The tracer methodology uses information from the organization to follow the experience of care, treatment or services for a number of patients through the organization’s entire health care delivery process.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Tracer Methodology

02/10/2017
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