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Physician Leader Monthly July 2016

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

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07/14/2016
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Audio Visual files for July 12 webinar: New Standards and Compliance Overview

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Webinar replay: recent additions/revisions to Behavioral Health standards for Permanent Housing Support Services, Eating Disorders Treatment, and Opioid Treatment; and more.

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07/14/2016
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Compliance Checklist for Diagnostic imaging

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The Imaging Compliance Checklist is a helpful tool that addresses the recently implemented diagnostic imaging standards.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Imaging , Diagnostic Imaging Services

07/14/2016
Standards FAQ

Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE) - Peer Review

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Is this really just the process that was historically called Peer Review?

07/12/2016
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Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals Performance Measure Pilot Testing

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The Joint Commission is in the process of developing a standardized performance measure set in support of its Advanced Certification Program for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals. Stroke ranks as the number four cause of death in the United States.

Related Items: Measure Development Initiatives

07/11/2016
News

Michael Kaba Named Joint Commission Chief Human Resources Officer

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The Joint Commission announced today the appointment of Michael W. Kaba, MBA, MS, to the position of chief human resources officer for The Joint Commission enterprise. Kaba joined The Joint Commission on June 29.

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07/11/2016
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Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

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Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

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07/08/2016
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Home Care Webinar Replays

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Added - Benefits of accreditation, June 16, 2016

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07/08/2016
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Facts about The Joint Commission

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Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 21,000 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.

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07/08/2016
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Standards Information for Critical Access Hospitals

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Environmental Assessment–Proactive Risk Assessment - Provide your comment through November 20, 2013.

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07/08/2016
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eCQM Implementation and Submission Insights

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This webinar replay provides actionable information on eCQM implementation and reporting from veteran eCQM submitters. For this session, The Joint Commission invited Cerner Corporation and Nebraska Health System experts to share their 2015 eCQM submission experiences and lessons learned.

Related Items: Hospital , Webinar , Pioneers in Quality , eCQM

07/07/2016
Blog

Show me the Data! Diagnostic Imaging: One Year Later…

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To better understand how well organizations were implementing the imaging standards changes, The Joint Commission reviewed final accreditation reports for ambulatory care and hospital surveys conducted between July 2015 and March 2016.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

07/06/2016
Standards FAQ

Verification - Education - Transcripts

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HR.01.02.05 EP 3 requires that "The organization verifies and documents that the applicant has the education and experience required by the job responsibilities". Does this mean that organizations are required to obtain transcripts as part of the education verification process?

07/05/2016
Standards FAQ

Tissue - Standards Applicability

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What tissue products are surveyed under the standards in the Transplant Safety chapter?

07/05/2016
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Patient Blood Management Certification

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Patient Blood Management Certification Added webinar slideshow

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07/05/2016
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Specifications Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures

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New "Future Version" files and links added 7/1/2016

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07/01/2016
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Hospital Medical Record Statistics Form

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Download the current version of the Medical Record Statistics Form for Critical Access Hospitals.

Related Items: Forms , Medical Records , Hospital Accreditation Process Information

07/01/2016
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Facts about the Official “Do Not Use” List of Abbreviations

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The Joint Commission’s “Do Not Use” List is part of the Information Management standards.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Patient Safety , Abbreviations , Patient Safety Fact Sheets

06/30/2016
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Perinatal Care

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New! Clarification to Perinatal Care measure PC-05: Exclusive Breast Milk Feeding. The expanded Perinatal Care (PC) measure set is comprised of 5 measures.

Related Items: Hospital , Performance Measurement , Core Measure Set

06/28/2016
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Mark G. Pelletier, R.N., M.S.

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Mark Pelletier, R.N., M.S. is Chief Operating Officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations

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06/28/2016
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Emergency Management Resources - Vulnerable Populations

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Emergency Management Resources - Vulnerable Populations - Updated June 28, 2016.

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06/28/2016
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Evaluating and Responding to Suicide Risk - Tools and Practices for Consideration

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This webinar highlights recommendations for screening, risk assessment, safety, treatment, discharge, and follow up care for individuals at risk for suicide.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Suicide , Webinar

06/24/2016
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Pioneers in Quality Program Articles

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Pioneers in Quality Portal - Articles and Publications

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06/24/2016
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Electronic Patient Blood Management Performance Measures

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In 2014, funded by an unrestricted educational grant from the Masimo Corporation, work began on a new set of Patient Blood Management performance measures that build on and update the previous measure set and are derived exclusively from electronic health records (ePBM).

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06/23/2016
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Health Care Staffing Services Certification

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Comp webinar May 28, 2015 added.

06/22/2016