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12/11/2017
12/11/2017
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Pricing Worksheet - Medical/Dental

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Medical/Dental Practices and Centers - Ambulatory Care 2018 Fees

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Becoming Accredited , Medical/Dental , Pricing Worksheet , Toolkit for Ambulatory Care Accreditation

12/11/2017
12/11/2017
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Pricing Worksheet - Urgent Care

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Urgent Care Centers - Ambulatory Care 2018 Fees

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Becoming Accredited , Pricing Worksheet

12/11/2017
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Pricing Worksheet - Imaging Centers

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Imaging Centers - Ambulatory Health Care 2018 Fees

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Becoming Accredited , Pricing Worksheet , Toolkit for Ambulatory Imaging Centers

12/11/2017
12/11/2017
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Pricing Worksheet - Surgery Centers/Deemed Status

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Ambulatory Surgery Center/Deemed Status Option - Ambulatory 2018 Fees

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Becoming Accredited , Pricing Worksheet , Toolkit for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

12/11/2017
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Facts about Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care clinician and interdisciplinary team work in partnership with the patient (and when applicable, their family).

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Primary Care Medical Home , Certification Fact Sheets , Behavioral Health Home , Certification Program

12/08/2017
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The Joint Commission Selected by Covered California for Medical Home Status

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Covered California has selected The Joint Commission as an approved accrediting body to fulfill its Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification incentive, with the goal of improving access to quality care for all patients – including ambulatory care patients – impacted by its health insurance plans.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

11/29/2017
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Project REFRESH Debuts New Accreditation Survey Report - Jan. 1, 2018!

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The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Care customers told us their survey reports were often confusing to navigate. They asked us to redesign the survey report to make it more user-friendly and easier-to-understand.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

11/15/2017
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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.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Primary Care Medical Home

11/15/2017
11/15/2017
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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: Influenza , Hospital , Ambulatory Health Care , Research Resources , Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center

11/08/2017
Blog

Emergency Management Final Rule Impacts Specific Ambulatory Customers

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In September 2016, The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued the Emergency Management Final Rule, a set of emergency preparedness and response regulations that applies to 17 health care settings, including ambulatory organizations.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

11/01/2017
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First Integrated Care Certified Organization Shares Tips for Streamlining Processes

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The term “integrated care” is thrown around a lot in health care, but the recent emphasis on population health has made integration absolutely essential in providing safe care.

Related Items: Ambulatory , AMBUZZ , Ambulatory Health Care

10/18/2017
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Facts about federal deemed status and state recognition

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In order for a health care organization to participate in and receive federal payment from Medicare or Medicaid programs, one of the requirements is that a health care organization meet the government requirements for program participation.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , CMS , Critical Access Hospital , Deemed Status , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program

10/18/2017
10/09/2017
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Standards Interpretation Group Collaborates Via Conference Call

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We’ve talked about Project REFRESH a lot this year, but I want to take this opportunity to delve into one of the new ways the REFRESH initiative is allowing for more streamlined communication between organizations and the Standards Interpretation Group (SIG).

Related Items: Office-Based Surgery , Ambulatory Health Care , AMBUZZ , Ambulatory

10/04/2017
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Let’s Make Dialysis Safer – Together!

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The Joint Commission as an organization makes a special effort to partner with like-minded organizations to improve disease care. At the ambulatory care level, we work with state and national associations on specific disease interventions.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

09/20/2017
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Get “The E Factor” at the Annual Ambulatory Care Conference: Oct. 18-19, 2017

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Today, engagement isn’t optional for those who work in healthcare or for the patients who seek their care. Unprecedented change is disrupting the health care industry; the only way we can hope to successfully navigate it and achieve our clinical quality goals is through 100 percent commitment among stakeholders.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

09/06/2017
Blog

New Medication Management Standards Effective Jan. 1, 2018

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New Medication Management Standards Effective Jan. 1, 2018

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08/23/2017
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Making Ambulatory Surgery Safer

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More than 23 million surgeries are performed annually in U.S. ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). It is likely that this number will continue to increase as more and more procedures are being performed in ASCs rather than hospital settings.

Related Items: AMBUZZ , Ambulatory , Ambulatory Health Care

08/09/2017