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2017 Survey Activity Guide

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2017 Accreditation Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations - there are minimal changes that impact all programs. Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Nursing Care Centers will want to reference new content related to Jan 2017 implementation of the antimicrobial stewardship standard.

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

12/20/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Phase 1 Revisions for Behavioral Health Care Manual Maintenance

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The Joint Commission is reviewing the Behavioral Health Care (BHC) accreditation manual and identifying any standards that require maintenance, such as clarifications to existing language, new elements of performance (EPs), and revisions to notes. The project's first of two phases is complete.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Behavioral Health Care

12/13/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Revisions for Behavioral Health Care Outcome Measures

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The Joint Commission has recently revised a standard in the Care, Treatment, and Services (CTS) chapter so that organizations will be required to assess outcomes through the use of a standardized tool or instrument.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Behavioral Health Care

12/13/2016
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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.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Behavioral Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , National Patient Safety Goals , Patient Safety , Patient Safety Fact Sheets

12/12/2016
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11/22/2016
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Facts about Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

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In 1969, The Joint Commission began accrediting providers of programs/services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and expanded in 1972 to include the evaluation and accreditation of organizations providing mental health and addiction services.

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

11/18/2016
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Facts about Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) accreditation

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) established an accreditation requirement in federal regulations in 2001 to help opioid treatment programs (OTPs) improve the quality of patient care, treatment and services delivered in the OTP setting.

Related Items: Fact Sheets , Behavioral Health Care , Opioids , Accreditation Program

11/18/2016
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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

11/18/2016
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2016 Survey Activity Guide

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Corrected - The August, 2016 release of the Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations included contents regarding California hospital survey activities that were discontinued as of May 2016.

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

11/14/2016
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R3 Report Issue 8 - New antimicrobial stewardship standard

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Effective January 1, 2017, a new Medication Management (MM) standard, MM.09.01.01, on antimicrobial stewardship will be applicable to accredited critical access hospitals, hospitals, and nursing care centers.

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

10/18/2016
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Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

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

09/26/2016
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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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