Joint Commission Daily Update | Joint Commission

We published an updated version of our Privacy & Cookies Statement on May 18, 2018. Please take the time to read the updated Privacy & Cookies Statement. This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to assist with navigation, providing feedback, analyzing your use of our products and services, assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts, and provide content from third parties. Cookies Statement 

Follow us on Twitter Friend us on Facebook Vimeo linkedIn Share with your Friends Print this Page
 
Saturday 6:46 CST, May 26, 2018

Daily Update




























shareslide1
The Most Recent News from:
Previous 4 5 6 7 8 Next


All Updates

Most Recent
Standards FAQ

Relocatable power taps - Definition

Read More
 
What is a Relocatable Power Taps (RPT)?

Related Items: ec.02.06.01

02/27/2018
Standards FAQ

Relocatable Power Taps - UL Requirements

Read More
 
Where can relocatable power taps (RPTs) be used and what are the UL requirements?

Related Items: ec.02.06.01

02/27/2018
Standards FAQ

Pulse Oximetry - Order by Physician/Licensed Independent Practitioner

Read More
 
Is a Physician/Licensed Independent Practitioner's order required for the use of a pulse oximeter?  

02/27/2018
Content Page

Pain Management

Read More
 
Added JAMA link to article authored by David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission, discusses pain management standards.

Related Items: Standards , Pain Management

02/27/2018
Topics Library

FACTS ABOUT JOINT COMMISSION ACCREDITATION STANDARDS FOR HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS: PAIN ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

Read More
 
On January 1, 2018, The Joint Commission implemented new and revised pain assessment and management standards for accredited hospitals.

02/26/2018
Topics Library

STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT

Read More
 
The Joint Commission develops and updates its standards for health care organizations that seek or maintain accreditation, based on current science to address emerging health care quality issues.

02/26/2018
Content Page

Integrated Care Certification

Read More
 
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: Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care , Integrated Care Certification

02/26/2018
Content Page

Resources for Achieving Behavioral Health Accreditation

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

02/26/2018
Topics Library

Webinar Replay and Slides: Feb 13 - Roadmap to Behavioral Health Accreditation

Read More
 
This one hour webinar will provide information to help you plan your behavioral health accreditation, including the steps in the process, where and how to access the accreditation requirements, an overview of what happens during the accreditation survey, and more.

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

02/26/2018
Topics Library

Webinar Replay and Slides: Jan 16 - Accreditation Basics for Behavioral Health Providers

Read More
 
Considering accreditation or have just started the process? This webinar will provide a brief overview of everything you need to know to make an informed decision about behavioral health accreditation, including how it can benefit your organization, what it costs, and what the process entails.

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

02/26/2018
Topics Library

Performance Measures for Advanced Certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

Read More
 
The Joint Commission recently finalized performance measures for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement (THKR) Certification (an advanced disease-specific care certification available to Joint Commission–accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers). Data collection

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care

02/26/2018
Standards FAQ

NFPA 101 2000 - References For Life Safety Code/Environment of Care Compliance

Read More
 
What references are used by CMS and TJC for Life Safety Code and Environment of Care compliance?

Related Items: ls chapter overview

02/26/2018
Standards FAQ

Corridor Door - Gaps

Read More
 
What is the minimum gap requirement for smoke resistant corridor doors?

02/26/2018
Blog

Getting an ROI from Robust Process Improvement (RPI)

Read More
 
As a growing number of health care organizations make progress on their own journeys toward zero harm and high reliability, our Center team frequently hears from organizations struggling with how to bring their leadership fully on board with high reliability or challenged by making safety culture survey results actionable every day.

Related Items: Blog , Leadership

02/23/2018
Topics Library

FAQs – Direct Data Submission for eCQMs

Read More
 
An FAQ document is available to provide Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals with information regarding the direct data submission option for submission of eCQM data.

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Hospital

02/23/2018
Topics Library

Sentinel Event Data Summary

Read More
 
Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 1/13//2017)

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Sentinel Event Statistics

02/23/2018
News

New Study Uses Electronic Health Record Data to Identify Hypertension in Patients from Underserved Communities

Read More
 
A new study in the March 2018 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety calls attention to how 10 U.S. health centers used electronic health record data to identify hypertension in patients from underserved communities.

02/23/2018
Blog

AHRQ Focuses on ASC Patient Safety Resources

Read More
 
Despite the trend of more surgical care being provided in ambulatory care settings, the majority of patient safety efforts to date have focused on the inpatient setting.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , AMBUZZ , Ambulatory

02/23/2018
Topics Library

2017/2018 ORYX Measure Reporting Requirements

Read More
 
Information on modifications to the 2017 ORYX Performance Measure Reporting Requirements, along with 2018 reporting requirements is now available for accredited hospitals.

Related Items: Hospital , ORYX

02/23/2018
Standards FAQ

Doors - Protective Plates

Read More
 
What are the requirements addressing protection plates on fire rated doors?

02/22/2018