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

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Joint Commission Resources Books Selected for Doody’s “Most Valuable” List for 24th Year

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As modern consumers, we rarely buy anything, watch anything, eat anything, or go anywhere unless we first read a review. Is it good? Worth our time? Worth our money? What do others think? How many stars did it get?

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05/09/2018
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Joint Commission Resources Books Selected for Doody’s “Most Valuable” List for 24th Year

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As modern consumers, we rarely buy anything, watch anything, eat anything, or go anywhere unless we first read a review. Is it good? Worth our time? Worth our money? What do others think? How many stars did it get?

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

05/09/2018
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New Workplace Violence Prevention Recommendations

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While much of the recent focus on violence in the U.S. has centered around school environments, there’s been no reversal of the physical and verbal threats against healthcare workers.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

04/19/2018
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New Workplace Violence Prevention Recommendations

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While much of the recent focus on violence in the U.S. has centered around school environments, there’s been no reversal of the physical and verbal threats against healthcare workers.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

04/19/2018
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Is Patient Safety Culture Improving? Repeating Organizational Assessment at 18-24 Months

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This is the next in a series of posts examining the 11 tenets of safety culture discussed in our Sentinel Event Alert 57 and accompanying infographic. It examines the how organizational assessments of safety culture should be repeated every 18 to 24 months to review progress and sustain improvement.

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04/12/2018
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Is Patient Safety Culture Improving? Repeating Organizational Assessment at 18-24 Months

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This is the next in a series of posts examining the 11 tenets of safety culture discussed in our Sentinel Event Alert 57 and accompanying infographic. It examines the how organizational assessments of safety culture should be repeated every 18 to 24 months to review progress and sustain improvement.

Related Items: Leadership , Blog

04/12/2018
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The Top Five Questions on Revised Behavioral Health Care Outcome Measures Standard

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How does an individual receiving behavioral health care (BHC) feel on a particular day? Does he feel good, bad or the same? Is she improving or declining? To help answer these questions, measurement-based care is an important tool for BHC organizations.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

03/23/2018
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The Top Five Questions on Revised Behavioral Health Care Outcome Measures Standard

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How does an individual receiving behavioral health care (BHC) feel on a particular day? Does he feel good, bad or the same? Is she improving or declining? To help answer these questions, measurement-based care is an important tool for BHC organizations.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

03/23/2018
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Leveraging Health IT for Patient Safety

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The rapid pace of innovation and change in technology holds great potential to improve our patients’ health and the quality and safety of the care we provide them.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

03/16/2018
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Leveraging Health IT for Patient Safety

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The rapid pace of innovation and change in technology holds great potential to improve our patients’ health and the quality and safety of the care we provide them.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

03/16/2018
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Thank You, Patient Safety Advocates

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A mentor once told me to always move on while you are still effective and contributing.

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03/01/2018
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Thank You, Patient Safety Advocates

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A mentor once told me to always move on while you are still effective and contributing.

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03/01/2018
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Getting an ROI from Robust Process Improvement (RPI)

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As a growing number of health care organizations make progress on their own journeys toward zero harm and high reliability, our Center team frequently hears from organizations struggling with how to bring their leadership fully on board with high reliability or challenged by making safety culture survey results actionable every day.

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02/23/2018
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Getting an ROI from Robust Process Improvement (RPI)

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As a growing number of health care organizations make progress on their own journeys toward zero harm and high reliability, our Center team frequently hears from organizations struggling with how to bring their leadership fully on board with high reliability or challenged by making safety culture survey results actionable every day.

Related Items: Leadership , Blog

02/23/2018
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TST® Hand Hygiene observations have gone MOBILE

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Great news for current and prospective TST® Hand Hygiene users: You can now record your hand hygiene observations on any mobile device.

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02/13/2018
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TST® Hand Hygiene observations have gone MOBILE

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Great news for current and prospective TST® Hand Hygiene users: You can now record your hand hygiene observations on any mobile device.

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02/13/2018
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Second Victim Syndrome: A Joint Commission Nurse Shares Her Trauma

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In recent years, there’s been an increase in recognition of second victim syndrome, which describes mental trauma common to practitioners after a patient’s adverse health event. The Joint Commission has published a Quick Safety and recent guest blog examining the implications of second victim syndrome, both for clinicians and their patients. One of our own Joint Commission staff members reflects here on her own personal experience with second victim syndrome

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Accreditation , Certification

02/07/2018
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Second Victim Syndrome: A Joint Commission Nurse Shares Her Trauma

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In recent years, there’s been an increase in recognition of second victim syndrome, which describes mental trauma common to practitioners after a patient’s adverse health event. The Joint Commission has published a Quick Safety and recent guest blog examining the implications of second victim syndrome, both for clinicians and their patients. One of our own Joint Commission staff members reflects here on her own personal experience with second victim syndrome

Related Items: Critical Access Hospital , Hospital , Accreditation , Certification

02/07/2018
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Project REFRESH Observes First Anniversary

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2017 was a big year for Project REFRESH, which is the Joint Commission’s multi-year effort aimed at improving various aspects of the pre-survey, onsite survey and post-survey process.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

01/17/2018
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Project REFRESH Observes First Anniversary

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2017 was a big year for Project REFRESH, which is the Joint Commission’s multi-year effort aimed at improving various aspects of the pre-survey, onsite survey and post-survey process.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

01/17/2018
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Top Quality Improvement Quotes from 2017

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Health care is always in the news, and this year The Joint Commission worked with more than 200 media outlets seeking information about our accredited and certified organizations; standards, requirements and processes; and advances in patient safety and quality of care.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

12/27/2017
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Top Quality Improvement Quotes from 2017

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Health care is always in the news, and this year The Joint Commission worked with more than 200 media outlets seeking information about our accredited and certified organizations; standards, requirements and processes; and advances in patient safety and quality of care.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

12/27/2017
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Embedding Safety Culture Training Into Quality Improvement Projects and Organizational Processes

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With everyone going 100 mph in their jobs anymore, team training can be one of the first things to slip off the priority list.

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12/15/2017
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Embedding Safety Culture Training Into Quality Improvement Projects and Organizational Processes

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With everyone going 100 mph in their jobs anymore, team training can be one of the first things to slip off the priority list.

Related Items: Leadership , Blog

12/15/2017
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Holding Up Both Ends of the Quality Partnership

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In my last post, I shared a look at the 750 U.S. hospitals that The Joint Commission surveyed from Jan. 1 through June 30 this year and made some high-level observations about the outcomes.

Related Items: Accreditation , Certification

12/15/2017
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