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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.

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02/11/2016
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Using the Targeted Solutions Tool® to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance Is Associated with Decreased Health Care–Associated Infections

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The January 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article on how Memorial Hermann Health System used the Center for Transforming Healthcare’s hand hygiene tool to reduce health care-associated infections.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Disease-Specific Care , Hand Hygiene , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Hospital , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Center for Transforming Healthcare , Targeted Solutions Tool

01/12/2016
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High Reliability: The Path to Zero Harm

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The Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Healthcare Executive magazine features an article by Dr. Erin DuPree, CMO and vice president of the Center for Transforming Healthcare, on the path to high reliability. Read her perspective on how health care organizations can implement the steps toward achieving Zero 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 , Palliative Care , High Reliability , Integrated Care Certification

01/04/2016
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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.

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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.

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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.

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12/09/2015
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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

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Certification in Inpatient Diabetes

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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.

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10/20/2015
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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing and Treatment in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)

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Strategies for Improving Rapid Influenza Testing and Treatment in Ambulatory Settings (SIRAS)- Updated free course offering for the current Flu season. Enroll in the course. Download the inforgraphic. Listen to Podcast.

Related Items: Home Care , Research Resources , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Disease-Specific Care , Ambulatory Health Care , Hospital , Influenza , Nursing Care Center

10/09/2015
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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!

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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.

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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.

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08/19/2015
08/05/2015
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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.

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08/03/2015
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Disease-Specific Care Certification Eligibility

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Read the eligibility requirements for The Joint Commission's Disease-Specific Care Certification.

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07/22/2015
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Webinar Replay: The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) 2015 Updates

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During this webinar, the AJRR Program Coordinators provided information about AJRR’s hip and knee replacement Registry as well as a first-hand demonstration of the Demand Reporting & Electronic Dashboard System.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Hospital , Joint Replacement , Previous Webinar

07/09/2015
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2015 Stroke Seminar Questions and Answers

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Our 2015 Stroke Seminar was a great opportunity to learn from Joint Commission staff including Joint Commission Stroke Reviewers.

Related Items: Disease-Specific Care , Primary Stroke , Seminars , Stroke , Comprehensive Stroke Center , Advanced Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital

06/18/2015
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Benefits to Your Community and Program

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Programs that submit, track and adhere to Joint Commission core performance measures may be able to demonstrate improvement.

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06/16/2015
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Webinar Replay: Overview of The Perinatal Care Certification Program

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Overview of the New Perinatal Care Certification Standards, Application Process, Review Process, and Q & A Session.

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

06/02/2015