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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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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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Joint Commission Statement on Pain Management

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Read the statement on pain management from David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission.

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

04/18/2016
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Webinar Replay and Slides: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Performance Measurement for Disease-Specific Care Certification

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April 7, 2016 webinar replay and slides: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Performance Measurement for Disease-Specific Care Certification

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Previous Webinar

04/13/2016
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Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Home Care , Hospital , Nursing Care Center , Monograph , Performance Measurement , Other Measures , Monograph , Research Resources

03/21/2016
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Advanced Certification in Heart Failure: Standardized Performance Measures

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The Joint Commission has approved a set of standardized performance measures for Disease Specific Care Advanced Certification in Heart Failure (ACHF). These measures have been developed to better evaluate the care provided to the Heart Failure patient with an emphasis on transitions of care.

Related Items: Advanced Certification , Disease-Specific Care , Heart Failure , Patient Safety , Other Measures

03/18/2016
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Webinar Replay and Slides: Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement: Ready, Set, Go! February 23, 2016

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Webinar Replay and Slides: Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement: Ready, Set, Go! February 23, 2016

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Hip Replacement , Knee Replacement , Previous Webinar

03/01/2016
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Sentinel Event Alert 56: Detecting and treating suicide ideation in all settings

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The rate of suicide is increasing in America. Now the 10th leading cause of death, suicide claims more lives than traffic accidents and more than twice as many as homicides. Access the Alert, a downloadable Infographic, and a document of related Joint Commission standards.

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 , Sentinel Event , Sentinel Event Alert , Suicide , Palliative Care , Webinar , Integrated Care Certification , Patient Blood Management Certification

02/24/2016
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Joint Commission Names Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, First Patient Safety Officer

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Ronald M. Wyatt, MD, MHA, is the first appointee to the newly created position of patient safety officer, reflecting The Joint Commission's commitment to promoting a safe and high-quality health care system with a goal of zero patient harm.

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 , Palliative Care , Integrated Care Certification , Patient Blood Management Certification

02/11/2016
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New Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

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The Joint Commission will begin to accept applications on December 17th, 2015 for a new Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.

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

12/16/2015
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Expected Benefits of Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

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Expected Benefits of Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

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12/10/2015
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Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Eligibility

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Organizations seeking The Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement program must meet all of the general eligibility requirements for Disease-Specific Care certification.

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

12/10/2015
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Key Characteristics of Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement program

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Key Characteristic of Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement program

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12/10/2015
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Quality, Consistency and Safety

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The Advanced Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement certification program is designed to assist healthcare organizations to provide high quality healthcare with an emphasis on patient safety.

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

12/09/2015
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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

Related Items: Inpatient Diabetes , Certification , Disease-Specific Care

10/30/2015
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Replay - PART 2: Disease-Specific Care Certification Most Cited Standards: Reviewers Insight

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Webinar Replay - Speakers: Caroline Isbey RN, MSN, CDE Associate Director and Wendi Roberts RN, MS, TNS, CLNC Executive Director, Certification - October 19, 2015 Webinar.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Previous Webinar , Teleconferences

10/20/2015
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Replay - PART 1: Quick Steps to Certification: Disease-Specific Care Preparation

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Quick Steps to Certification Webinar Replay is now posted. Learn an overview and tips to prepare Disease-Specific Care Certification.

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10/05/2015
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Replay - Going for the Gold Seal: Joint Commission Chest Pain Certification

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Chest Pain Certification Webinar Replay is now posted!

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Previous Webinar , Teleconferences

10/01/2015
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Apply Now for Disease-Specific Care Certification

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The certification process is initiated when an organization completes and submits the Application for Certification.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Certification

08/31/2015
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Disease-Specific Care Certification Fees

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Disease-Specific Care Certifications are on a two-year cycle.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Fees

08/19/2015