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General Requirements - LS.02.01.10 - Leadership

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The Physical Environment Portal - General Requirements - LS.02.01.10 - Leadership Module

07/25/2016
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LS.02.01.10 - Clinical Impact

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The Physical Environment Portal - General Requirements - LS.02.01.10 - Clinical Impact

Related Items: Physical Environment , Fire Protection

07/25/2016
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Certification for Palliative Care Programs

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New Perf Meas Req 1/1/2017

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07/25/2016
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Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

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Open and candid communication with patients and their families is a key component of safe and effective health care. However, communication between caregivers and patients is sometimes hindered by longstanding myths and misconceptions about the sharing of information.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Patient Safety , Patient Rights , Patient-Provider Communication , Palliative Care , Papers , Patient-centered communications , Patient Engagement , Integrated Care Certification , Patient Blood Management Certification , Rights and Responsibilities

07/25/2016
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Surveyor Insights

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Surveyor Insights is an addition to our Physical Environment Portal as a benefit for Joint Commission accredited organizations.

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Quality Improvement Tools , Physical Environment

07/25/2016
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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.

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07/22/2016
07/22/2016
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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)

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07/22/2016
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Certification for Palliative Care Performance Measure Pilot Testing

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The Joint Commission recently completed the process of developing a standardized performance measure set in support of its Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care.

Related Items: Hospital , Measure Development Initiatives , Palliative Care

07/22/2016
Standards FAQ

Eye Wash Station and Emergency Showers - Design Criteria

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What is the design and operational criteria for eye wash stations and emergency showers?

Related Items: ec.02.02.01

07/21/2016
Standards FAQ

Risk Assessments - How and When

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How/when are risk assessments required to be performed?

Related Items: ec.02.01.01

07/21/2016
Standards FAQ

Controlling Airborne Contaminants - Documentation

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What is the requirement for documentation of indoor air quality and ventilation maintenance?

Related Items: ec.02.05.01

07/21/2016
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Joint Commission JAMA Viewpoint Focuses on Workplace Violence in Health Care

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A new JAMA Viewpoint by Patient Safety Officer Ron Wyatt, MD, MHA, and two co-authors tackles the issue of workplace violence in health care.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Health Care Staffing , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Integrated Care Certification

07/21/2016
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Emergency Management

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The purpose of this portal to provide a valuable source of information from The Joint Commission enterprise and other healthcare organizations related to the topic of Emergency Management. Our goal is to create informed and empowered citizens by bringing relevant and timely information and resources to our community.

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07/21/2016
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Emergency Management Resources - Cyber Attack

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Emergency Management Resources - Cyber Attack

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07/20/2016
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Facts about Joint Commission International

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Joint Commission International (JCI) was established in 1994 as a division of Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), a private, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , About The Joint Commission , Joint Commission International , Corporate Fact Sheets

07/20/2016
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Facts about Memory Care accreditation requirements and optional Memory Care Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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In 2014, The Joint Commission established Memory Care requirements for its Nursing Care Center Accreditation program and introduced an optional Memory Care Certification program.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Nursing Care Center , Nursing Home , Alzheimer's Disease , Memory Care

07/20/2016
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Pioneers in Quality

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Pioneers in Quality (PIQ) is a Joint Commission program to assist hospitals on their journey towards electronic clinical quality measure adoption that includes educational programs (e.g., webinars for CEUs), a resource portal, recognition categories, an advisory council, a modified annual report, speaker’s bureau outreach, a peer – to – peer solution exchange, as well as having a strong focus on partnering with hospitals to provide the highest level of quality care for patients and their families.

Related Items: eCQM , Pioneers in Quality , Electronic Clinical Quality Measures

07/20/2016
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Leading Practice Library

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The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Quality Improvement Tools

07/20/2016
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Check this out! New Compliance Checklist for Diagnostic Imaging!

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Check this out! New, first-of-its-kind compliance checklist for diagnostic imaging: use it to do a self-assessment and prepare for the on-site survey.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Diagnostic Imaging Services , Ambulatory , AMBUZZ

07/20/2016
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Survey Results: Challenges Faced by Hospitals Implementing Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)

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In March 2016, leaders at The Joint Commission, the American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals collaborated to distribute a survey to 886 randomly selected accredited hospitals.

Related Items: Hospital , Pioneers in Quality , eCQM

07/20/2016
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Pioneers in Quality: Expert to Expert Series

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The Joint Commission is committed to supporting hospitals on their journey towards electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) adoption…and we heard you are ready for an eCQM “deep dive.”

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07/20/2016
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