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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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Webinar Replay: Joint Commission Perinatal Care Certification: A Success Story

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This webinar covers the journey to success from the first hospital in Michigan to achieve Perinatal Certification.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Hospital , Perinatal , Webinar , Perinatal Care Certification , Previous Webinar Perinatal

09/08/2016
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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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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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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