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Home Care Bulletin - Issue One 2014

News about the home care program


Continuous compliance


Intracycle Monitoring conference call – this is not a test!

The Joint Commission’s Intracycle Monitoring (ICM) process, including the Focused Standards Assessment (FSA) tool, is designed to help home care organizations with their continuous compliance efforts


News briefs


Changes for organizations participating in the home health deemed status option

Read the recent Joint Commission Online article to find out how observances of noncompliance with the hand hygiene protocol are now being documented by surveyors.


Labson appointed to AAMI committee

Margherita Labson, home care executive director, has been appointed to the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation’s (AAMI) Medical Devices and Systems in Home Care Applications Committee.


Accreditation resources


Transitions of Care portal

Check out the latest content on the Transitions of Care portal .

Leading Practice Libary

Leading Practice Library

These real-life solutions address challenging patient safety and quality issues that have been successfully implemented by other health care organizations and reviewed by Joint Commission standards experts


Simplified Guest Access for Joint Commission Connect™

Anyone with an email address from a Joint Commission accredited health care organization can self-register for Guest Access on The Joint Commission Connect™ extranet.


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Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming Conferences across the U.S, from May to October, 2014.


Emergency management


Focus on emergency management – five important questions to ask when assessing risk

Maryanne Popovich, B.S.N., M.P.H., consultant, Joint Commission Resources, outlines five key questions to ask as you assess your home care organization’s emergency management plan.