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Palliative Care Updates

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Certification for Palliative Care Programs

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New Perf Meas Req 1/1/2017

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06/28/2017
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Facts about the Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care

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The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care launched in 2011. The program recognizes hospital inpatient programs that demonstrate exceptional patient and family-centered care and optimize the quality of life for adult and pediatric patients with serious illnesses.

Related Items: Advanced Certification , Palliative Care , Certification Fact Sheets , Certification Program

04/21/2017
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Community-Based Palliative Care Certification Option for Home Health & Hospice. Standards Available Now!

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Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification recognizes home health and hospice organizations that provide top caliber, community-based palliative care to patients and families in their home (primary place of residence).

Related Items: Home Care , Home Health , Hospice , Bibliography , Palliative Care , Community-Based Palliative Care

03/27/2017
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Sentinel Event Alert 57: The essential role of leadership in developing a safety culture

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In any health care organization, leadership’s first priority is to be accountable for effective care while protecting the safety of patients, employees, and visitors. Competent and thoughtful leaders contribute to improvements in safety and organizational culture.

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

03/01/2017
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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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Certification for Palliative Care Performance Measure

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The Joint Commission recently completed the process of developing a standardized performance measure set in support of its Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care.

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08/11/2016
07/27/2016
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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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Heading Down a New Path

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Many of our home care programs are now taking a new path by adding Community-Based Palliative Care Certification. In doing so, these thought leaders are defining their roles in value-based care. Read just a few of the studies demonstrating the value of palliative care and you’ll agree this gap in our health-care system needs to close.

Related Items: Community based palliative care , Palliative Care , Home Care , Home Care Accreditation

05/13/2016
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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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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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A Joint Commission and FDA Webinar on Reprocessing of Scopes Q&A Replay

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The objective of this webinar is to provide information on the FDA’s past and ongoing activities to minimize patient exposure to infections that can result from improperly reprocessing of scopes.

Related Items: Ambulatory Health Care , Critical Access Hospital , Health Care Staffing , Home Care , Infection Control , Laboratory Accreditation Program , Nursing Care Center , Palliative Care , Webinar , Behavioral Health Home , FDA Reprocessing of Scopes

06/26/2015
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Replay of February 3, 2015 Teleconference: Palliative Care Certification: New and Revised Standards Overview and Review Process

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Prepare to achieve Palliative Care Certification in 2015 - Teleconference: Palliative Care Certification: New and Revised Standards Overview and Review Process

Related Items: Palliative Care , Previous Webinar Palliative Care

02/05/2015
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