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Friday 10:29 CST, October 21, 2016


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Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

Evidence and Rationale for Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard in New R3 Report

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A new “R3 Report” released today by The Joint Commission addresses the correct use of antimicrobial medications to help combat resistance. It focuses on The Joint Commission’s new antimicrobial stewardship standard for accredited critical access hospitals, hospitals, and nursing care centers. The R3 Report provides a more in-depth rationale and evidence for the new standard that goes into effect on January 1, 2017.

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Nursing Care Center

JAMDA Study: Joint Commission Nursing Home Accreditation Predicts Quality

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Joint Commission accreditation is a significant predictor of nursing home quality, according to a new study published online September 2, 2016, in “JAMDA the official journal of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.”

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Nursing Care Center

The Joint Commission and Relias Learning Debut Online Learning Programs for Quality-Focused Nursing Homes

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The Joint Commission and Relias Learning unveiled a set of eight online learning programs for quality-focused nursing homes. The programs provide a convenient way to help organizations learn the step-by-step details of Joint Commission requirements related to Nursing Care Center Accreditation, Post-Acute Care Certification and Memory Care Certification.

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Nursing Care Center

Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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The Joint Commission is commemorating the 50th anniversary of its Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program.

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