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Hospitals

Prepublication Standards – Standard Related to Performance on ORYX Measures to be Deleted

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Effective January 1, 2018 Standard PI.02.01.03 and its one element of performance, will be permanently deleted. It has been suspended since January 2015 (see December 2014 Perspectives) and will now be deleted because The Joint Commission has determined that it is not possible to accurately calculat

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

08/21/2017

Physician Leader Monthly August 2017

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

08/16/2017

Hospitals

FAQs - 2017/2018 ORYX Measure Reporting Requirements

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An updated FAQ document (dated 08/15/2017) is now available to provide Joint Commission accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals with additional information/clarification regarding modifications to the calendar year 2017 ORYX performance measure reporting requirements along with informatio

Related Topics: ORYX , Performance Measurement, eCQM, FAQ

08/15/2017

Hospitals

2017/2018 ORYX Measure Reporting Requirements

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Information on modifications to the 2017 ORYX Performance Measure Reporting Requirements, along with 2018 reporting requirements is now available for accredited hospitals.

Related Topics: Hospital, ORYX

08/15/2017

Financial Publications

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Joint Commission financial statements and forms.

Related Topics: Financial Publications

08/14/2017

Accreditation Process Overview

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The Joint Commission’s accreditation process seeks to help organizations identify risks to quality and patient safety — including risk previously unknown to the organization — by conducting a meaningful assessment, and to inspire them to improve their care, treatment and services.

Related Topics: Accreditation Process, Fact Sheets, Accreditation

08/07/2017
07/31/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Revised Medication Management EPs Across Programs

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Office-Based Surgery, Nursing Care Center

07/31/2017

Disease-Specific Care

Complimentary Webinar: Advancing your Heart Failure Certification

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If your organization is considering Heart Failure Certification or upgrading your current certification to the advanced program, be sure to listen to this complimentary webinar. We will compare the Core and Advanced Heart Failure Certifications, as well as review the most cited standards.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Disease-Specific Care

07/20/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data - General Information

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - General Information (2005 - Q2-2017)

Related Topics: Sentinel Event Statistics, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital

07/19/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care

Sentinel Event Data Summary

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Summary Data of Sentinel Events reviewed by The Joint Commission (as of 1/13//2017)

Related Topics: Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Sentinel Event Statistics

07/19/2017

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care (DSC) certification program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Certification Fact Sheets, Certification Program

07/17/2017

Physician Leader Monthly July 2017

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

07/11/2017
06/30/2017

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Revisions Announced for Comprehensive Stroke Center Measures

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care

06/30/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

New Performance Measures for Advanced Certification in Total Hip and Total Knee

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

06/30/2017

Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery

Revisions Continue for Life Safety and Environment of Care Chapters

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement, Behavioral Health Care, Office-Based Surgery, Nursing Care Center

06/30/2017
06/30/2017
06/30/2017
06/30/2017

Hospitals

Table of Contents and Abstracts for The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (JQPS)

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Table of Contents and abstracts for The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (JQPS) are showcased on The Joint Commission website.

Related Topics: Patient Safety, Quality

06/30/2017

Disease-Specific Care

Performance Measures for Advanced Certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement

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The Joint Commission recently finalized performance measures for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement (THKR) Certification (an advanced disease-specific care certification available to Joint Commission–accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers). Data collection

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care

06/30/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services

Sentinel Event Policy and Procedures

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Sentinel Event Policy and Procedures

Related Topics: Root Cause, Sentinel Event, Patient Safety, Hospital, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Root Cause Analysis Matrix

06/29/2017

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