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Ambulatory Health Care/Ambulatory Health Care Updates

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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.

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02/07/2017
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Occupational Health Accreditation

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

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02/03/2017
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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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01/27/2017
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Ambulatory Health Care Infographic

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Use this handy infographic to learn about Joint Commission accreditation for ambulatory care organizations.

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01/26/2017
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New Patient Safety Systems Chapter for Ambulatory Care and Office-Based Surgery

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Have you read the newest chapter (Patient Safety Systems chapter) in the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care or the Standards for Office-Based Surgery Practices?

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01/25/2017
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2017 Webinar Series for Ambulatory Care Organizations

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Announcing the 2017 Webinar Series for Ambulatory Care Organizations! Make an informed choice about ambulatory care accreditation. Providing a high-level overview of a variety of ambulatory care accreditation topics, these webinars are ideal for ambulatory care organizations but all are welcome.

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01/17/2017
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Workplace Violence Prevention - Joint Commission Blog Posts

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Read blog posts from Joint Commission leaders.

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01/11/2017
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Five Things You Need to Know About 2017 Survey Changes for Medicare Deemed ASCs

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Effective January 1, 2017, approximately two-thirds of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) electing to use the Medicare-deemed option may receive adjustments to the survey complements (length and/or number of surveyors).

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01/10/2017
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New Edition of Infection Prevention and Control Workbook Includes Ambulatory and CMS Requirements

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In an effort to help reduce infections in all health care settings, Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) will publish the third edition of the Infection Prevention and Control Workbook on Feb. 15.

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01/09/2017
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What types of organizations are eligible for Integrated Care Certification?

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Integrated Care Certification is now available for hospital, critical access hospital or psychiatric hospital, ambulatory setting, physician network, nursing care center, and home care environment. Contact us to learn more at integratedcare@jointcommission.org

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12/27/2016
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Pricing Worksheet - Surgery Centers/Deemed Status

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Ambulatory Surgery Center/Deemed Status Option - Ambulatory 2017 Fees

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12/21/2016
12/21/2016
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Best Blogs of 2016

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2016 was packed with interesting events and information crucial to our ambulatory care community. As each of these issues debuted, they were introduced and explained via our informational blog, AmBuzz – for you – our valued ambulatory care customers.

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12/21/2016
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2017 Survey Activity Guide for Ambulatory Health Care Organizations

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The 2017 Ambulatory Care Accreditation Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations is now available. There are minimal changes to the survey process for Ambulatory and Office-based Surgery programs for 2017.

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12/20/2016
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Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regard to patient safety.

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12/12/2016
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CITe Database Embraces Observation-Centric Focus

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Initially rolled out to our accredited hospital customers, the CITe database is now bringing consistency in the survey report process to all Joint Commission accredited organizations, including our ambulatory care customers.

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12/07/2016
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Make Infection Control Improvement your 2017 Resolution

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The BoosterPak for High-Level Disinfection (HLD) and Sterilization is applicable to hospitals and critical-access hospitals as well ambulatory and office-based surgery settings and provides detailed information on HLD and sterilization processes.

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12/06/2016
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Pricing Worksheet - Imaging Centers

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Imaging Centers - Ambulatory Health Care 2017 Fees

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12/02/2016
12/02/2016