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Disease-Specific Care/Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification/Disease-Specific Care Updates

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Total Hip & Total Knee Replacement

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The Joint Commission launched a new Advanced Certification program for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements. The Joint Commission is currently developing standardized performance measures for this program.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Hospital , Measure Development Initiatives , Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

01/05/2017
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Comprehensive Stroke Certification: Standardized Performance Measures

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Comprehensive Stroke Centers must continue to meet the performance measure requirements for Primary Stroke Centers. Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers will continue to collect data for the eight Joint Commission stroke core measures.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Performance Measurement , Comprehensive Stroke Center

01/05/2017
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2017 Disease-Specific Care Review Process Guide

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The 2017 Disease Specific Care Review Process Guide is now available. There are minimal changes to the contents for 2017 and no change to the onsite review process.

Related Items: Becoming Certified , Certification Process , Disease-Specific Care , Resource

12/21/2016
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Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care (DSC) certification program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification Fact Sheets , Certification Program

10/26/2016
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Prepublication Standards – Revisions to Advanced Certification Requirements for Inpatient Diabetes Care

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The requirements for the Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care have been updated as part of an initiative to keep The Joint Commission’s certification programs current. Standards are effective July 1, 2017.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Disease-Specific Care , Hospital , Inpatient Diabetes , Diabetes

10/17/2016
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Webinar Replay: Advanced Certification for Heart Failure Program - Upcoming updates for 2017

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This webinar replay covers changes in the Advanced Certification for Heart Failure Program and updates for 2017.

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Heart Failure , Hospital , Previous Webinar , Advanced Certification in Heart Failure

10/07/2016
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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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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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Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

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Attention Total Hip and Knee Replacement programs! The Joint Commission will begin to accept applications on December 17th, 2015 for a new Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. On-site reviews will be starting in early 2016.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

08/17/2016
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Webinar Replay and Slides: Managing Patient Outcomes: The Battle Against Sepsis!

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July 28, 2016 webinar replay and slides: Managing Patient Outcomes: The Battle Against Sepsis!

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Previous Webinar , HAI - Sepsis

08/16/2016
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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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What Is Certification?

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New event - Dec 5 2014 Qucik Start to HCS Certification

Related Items: Advanced Certification , Health Care Staffing , Certification , Disease-Specific Care

06/22/2016
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Awarded First Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

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The Joint Commission announces Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, is the first hospital in the United States to achieve Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Knee Replacement , Hip Replacement , News Releases

04/27/2016
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