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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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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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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing and Treatment in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)

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Now available in Spanish - Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing and Treatment in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)- Updated free course offering for the current Flu season. Enroll in the course. Download the inforgraphic.

Related Items: Research Resources , Influenza , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Disease-Specific Care , Nursing Care Center , Home Care , Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care

02/10/2017
02/10/2017
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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.

Related Items: Emergency Management

02/10/2017
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Integrated Care Certification

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In keeping with The Joint Commission’s mission to continuously improve health care for the public, our upcoming Integrated Care Certification program is designed to help improve patient care and outcomes.

Related Items: Integrated Care Certification , Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care

02/09/2017
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Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview

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The 2017 Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview provides a snapshot of The Joint Commission accreditation process for ambulatory care settings. Learn about survey process, standards, invaluable resources and more!

Related Items: Accreditation Process , Ambulatory Health Care

02/09/2017
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Resources for Achieving Behavioral Health Accreditation

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Resources for Achieving Behavioral Health Accreditation - Come Visit Us! List of conferences we will be attending in the next few months has been posted.

02/09/2017
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History of The Joint Commission

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History of The Joint Commission thru 2016

Related Items: The Joint Commission , Accreditation , Patient Safety , Certification

02/07/2017
Blog

Surgeon General Speaks Out on Addiction

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It's official: The surgeon general says addiction costs the U.S. more than $442 billion.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Certification , Blog , Accreditation

02/07/2017
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Pioneers in Quality™ Kickoff to Hospital eCQM Reporting in 2017

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The objectives for this webinar are to discuss the addendum to 2016 eCQM specifications to update relevant ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS eCQM value sets for the 2017 performance year and discuss changes to measure specifications applicable for 2017 reporting.

Related Items: Webinar , Pioneers in Quality

02/07/2017
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An ASC Administrator’s View of the On-Site Survey

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Many view the preparation process for an accreditation survey to be a daunting task. At our ASC, we view it as a positive opportunity to identify areas requiring improvement.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Ambulatory , AMBUZZ

02/07/2017
Standards FAQ

Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) - Low Volume Practitioners - Data Use From Another Organization

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Can organizations use data from outside organizations in lieu of collecting their own data to accomplish the Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE)?  Can outside data be used for low volume practitioners?

02/06/2017
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2017 Survey Activity Guide

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This revision to the Organization Survey Activity Guide contains additional corrections to the Life Safety and Environment of Care Document List and Review Tool to more closely align with the standards changes issued in January, 2017.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Survey Activity Guide

02/06/2017
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Occupational Health Accreditation

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Learn more about out latest customer - Federal Occupational Health (FOH)

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care

02/03/2017
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Seeking Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation

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Seeking Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation

02/03/2017
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Patient Blood Management Certification

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Patient Blood Management Certification Added webinar slideshow

Related Items: Patient Blood Management Certification , Certification

02/03/2017