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Behavioral Health Care/BHC News (Newsletter)/Behavioral Health Care Updates

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Audio Visual files for September 13 webinar: Accreditation - Stepping Stone to CCBHCs

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Webinar replay: topics include the state of integrated care in behavioral health and the evolving role of health homes and Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers, as well as how accreditation can be a useful strategy for organizations looking to create new opportunities in these areas.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Previous Webinar , Mental Health , Behavioral Health Home , Integrated Care Certification

09/14/2016
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Project REFRESH and the Survey Analysis For Evaluating Risk (SAFER) Matrix

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This webinar replay's objective is to educate our customers about the new Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk (SAFER) matrix, and upcoming improvements to the accreditation process.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Palliative Care , Webinar , Integrated Care Certification , SAFER Matrix

09/12/2016
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Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Home Certification - 2016

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2016 Pricing worksheet for determining the cost of behavioral health home certification.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Pricing Worksheet , Behavioral Health Home

09/07/2016
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Pricing Worksheet - Behavioral Health Care Accreditation - 2016

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2016 worksheet for estimating behavioral health accreditation fees. For any questions, please contact Peggy Lavin at 630-792-5411.

Related Items: Annual Fee , Behavioral Health Care , Cost , Fees , On-site survey fee , Pricing

09/07/2016
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R3 Report Issue 7 - Eating disorders standards for Behavioral Health Care

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In January 2016, The Joint Commission released a set of new Behavioral Health Care (BHC) standards for residential and outpatient eating disorders programs. These standards are designed to improve the quality and safety of care, treatment, or services provided by eating disorders programs.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Eating Disorders , R3 Report (Newsletter)

08/15/2016
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2016 Survey Activity Guide

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The Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations has been updated to reflect changes in Joint Commission procedures that took effect August 1, 2016. See the What's New Page for more information.

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

08/03/2016
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Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 7/5/2016)

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

08/01/2016
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Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

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Open and candid communication with patients and their families is a key component of safe and effective health care. However, communication between caregivers and patients is sometimes hindered by longstanding myths and misconceptions about the sharing of information.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Patient Safety , Patient Rights , Patient-Provider Communication , Palliative Care , Papers , Patient-centered communications , Patient Engagement , Integrated Care Certification , Patient Blood Management Certification , Rights and Responsibilities

07/25/2016
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Leading Practice Library

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The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Quality Improvement Tools

07/20/2016
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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.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Previous Webinar

07/14/2016
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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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Audio/Visual files for June 7 webinar: Strategies for a Successful Survey

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This webinar provides an overview of what happens during an accreditation survey and discusses strategies for preparation.

Related Items: Behavioral Health Care , Previous Webinar

06/09/2016
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The Joint Commission Implements New Behavioral Health Care Standards to Address Eating Disorders

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The Joint Commission is implementing new behavioral health care standards, effective July 1, 2016, to better address the care, treatment or services of eating disorders programs. The new standards impact Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organizations providing outpatient or residential eating disorders programs.

Related Items: Eating Disorders , News Releases , Behavioral Health Care

04/28/2016
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Accreditation Process Overview

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The Joint Commission’s accreditation process seeks to help organizations identify and resolve problems, and to inspire them to improve the safety and quality of care, treatment, and services.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Accreditation Process , Behavioral Health Care , Accreditation

04/27/2016
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Debunking Pain Standard Myths

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In the environment of today’s prescription opioid epidemic, everyone is looking for someone to blame. Often, The Joint Commission’s pain standards take that blame. We are encouraging our critics to look at our exact standards, along with the historical context of our standards, to fully understand what our accredited organizations are required to do with regard to pain.

David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission, discusses pain management standards.

Related Items: Palliative Care , Behavioral Health Care , Home Care , Standards , Integrated Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Health Care Staffing , Ambulatory Health Care , Nursing Care Center , Pain Management

04/22/2016
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