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The Joint Commission, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Announce New Thrombectomy Certification

Friday, January 26, 2018
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The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, now offers a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) certification program.

 

New Study Identifies Successful Approaches to Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in U.S. Hospitals

Thursday January 25, 2018
New Study Identifies Successful Approaches to Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in U.S. Hospitals

A new study in the February 2018 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety identifies common characteristics and innovative strategies among antimicrobial stewardship programs leading the way. Learn More
 

Universal Suicide Screening in Hospitals Can Be Successfully Implemented

Thursday January 4, 2018
Universal Suicide Screening in Hospitals Can Be Successfully Implemented

Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas implemented a quality improvement program to help identify patients with such undetected risk through a universal suicide screening in the inpatient, outpatient and emergency care settings. How Parkland developed the program and its outcomes over six months is the focus of a new study in the January 2018 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Reports Increased Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Adoption and Reporting from U.S. Hospitals

Tuesday November 7, 2017
The Joint Commission Reports Increased Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Adoption and Reporting from U.S. Hospitals

An increased number of U.S. hospitals are adopting and reporting electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) to drive quality improvement, The Joint Commission reports in its 2017 annual report, America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety, published today. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Issues Updated Emergency Management Requirements for Hospital, Ambulatory, Home Health and Hospice Settings

Friday November 3, 2017
The Joint Commission Issues Updated Emergency Management Requirements for Hospital, Ambulatory, Home Health and Hospice Settings

In response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule on emergency preparedness to ensure health care professionals and suppliers meet the needs of patients, residents, clients and communities during emergency events and throughout recovery, The Joint Commission is announcing updates to its emergency management requirements, effective November 15. Learn More
 
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