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Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Chart-based Vendor List (for Accreditation and Certification)

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Chart-based Vendor List

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement Systems

01/15/2018

Certification Vendor List

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View the Certification Vendor List which includes all vendors that support at least one hospital certification measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement

01/15/2018

Hospitals

eCQM Vendor List

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View the eCQM Vendor List which includes all vendors that have embedded at least one hospital eCQM measure set.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement, eCQM

01/15/2018

Bureau of Primary Health Care

2017 Most Challenging AHC Standards for Health Centers

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2017 Most Challenging AHC Standards for Health Centers

Related Topics: BPHC Challenging Standards

01/09/2018

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

2018 Survey Activity Guide

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The 2018 Accreditation Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations is now available. See the "What's New for 2018" to identify the accreditation programs and survey activities that include updated contents.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Survey Activity Guide, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

01/08/2018

Home Care

Facts about Home Care Accreditation

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Established in 1988, The Joint Commission’s Home Care Accreditation program accredits more than 6,000 organizations that provide home care services directly or through a contracted individual or organization.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Home Care, Home Health, Accreditation Program, Pharmacy

01/04/2018

Ambulatory Health Care

Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview

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The 2017 Ambulatory Care Accreditation Overview provides a snapshot of The Joint Commission accreditation process for ambulatory care settings. Learn about survey process, standards, invaluable resources and more!

Related Topics: Accreditation Process, Ambulatory Health Care

01/04/2018

Nursing Care Center

Facts about Memory Care accreditation requirements and optional Memory Care Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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In 2014, The Joint Commission established Memory Care requirements for its Nursing Care Center Accreditation program and introduced an optional Memory Care Certification program.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Nursing Care Center, Nursing Home, Memory Care, Alzheimer's Disease

12/28/2017

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

Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals

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In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program; the first set of NPSGs was effective January 1, 2003. The NPSGs were established to help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regard to patient safety.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Fact Sheets, Patient Safety, National Patient Safety Goals, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care

12/28/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Maternal Status Documentation

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The Joint Commission recently approved three new requirements for hospitals and critical access hospitals that offer obstetric services, specifically labor and delivery.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

12/20/2017

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

"Patient Safety Systems" (PS) Chapter

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Please click on the following links to view the most current version of the "Patient Safety Systems" (PS) chapter as shown in each accreditation program's Comprehensive Accreditation Manual. (For the behavioral health care program, this is the "Safety Systems for Individuals Served" [SSIS] chapter).

Related Topics: Patient Safety Systems, Hospital, Standards, Patient Safety

12/18/2017

Facts about Speak Up™

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In March 2002, The Joint Commission launched its Speak Up™ patient safety program. Over time, the program has expanded to more than 70 countries and features infographics, animated videos, and brochures.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, General Public, Patient Safety, Speak Up, Patient Rights, Patient Safety Fact Sheets

12/18/2017

Physician Leader Monthly December 2017

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

12/13/2017

Ambulatory Health Care

Ambulatory Applicability Grid

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The Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Applicability Grid - 2018 reprinted from the Standards Applicability Process (SAP) section of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Ambulatory Care.

Related Topics: Applicability Grid, Ambulatory Health Care

12/12/2017
12/12/2017

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

Update Citing Observations of Hand Hygiene Noncompliance

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

12/12/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Revisions Continue for Life Safety and Environment of Care Chapters

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

12/12/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Revised Life Safety Standards for Behavioral Health Care

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

12/12/2017

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, International Certification, International Accreditation, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid), Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification, Comprehensive Cardiac Center, Medication Compounding Certification

Decision Rule Changes for 2018 - A High-Level Summary

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

12/12/2017

Patient Blood Management Certification

Approved Revisions to Patient Blood Management Certification Requirements

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

12/12/2017

Pricing Worksheet - Telehealth Surgical Only

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Telehealth Surgical Services only - Ambulatory Care 2018 Fees

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Telehealth/Surgical, Pricing Worksheet

12/11/2017

Ambulatory Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Sleep Centers

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Sleep Centers - Ambulatory 2018 Fees

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Becoming Accredited, Toolkit for Sleep Centers, Pricing Worksheet

12/11/2017

Ambulatory Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Diagnostic/Therapeutic

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Diagnostic/Therapeutic Centers - Ambulatory Care 2018 Fees.

Related Topics: Pricing Worksheet, Toolkit for Ambulatory Care Accreditation, Ambulatory Health Care, Becoming Accredited, Diagnostic/Theraputic

12/11/2017

Ambulatory Health Care

Pricing Worksheet - Medical/Dental

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Medical/Dental Practices and Centers - Ambulatory Care 2018 Fees

Related Topics: Pricing Worksheet, Toolkit for Ambulatory Care Accreditation, Medical/Dental, Becoming Accredited, Ambulatory Health Care

12/11/2017

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