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Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

Sentinel Event Alert 59: Physical and verbal violence against health care workers

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“I’ve been bitten, kicked, punched, pushed, pinched, shoved, scratched, and spat upon,” says Lisa Tenney, RN, of the Maryland Emergency Nurses Association. “I have been bullied and called very ugly names.

Related Topics: Sentinel Event Alert

04/16/2018

Physician Leader Monthly April 2018

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

04/11/2018

Emergency Management Resources - General References

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Emergency Management Resources - General References - Updated April 2018.

Related Topics: Emergency Management, Environment of Care, Hospital

04/10/2018

Emergency Management Resources - Infection Control/Communicable Diseases

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Updated Emergency Management Resources - Pandemic/Public Health - Updated April 2018.

Related Topics: Emergency Management

04/10/2018

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Emergency Management Resources - Vulnerable Populations

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Emergency Management Resources - Vulnerable Populations - Updated April, 2018.

Related Topics: Emergency Management, Hospital

04/10/2018

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Emergency Management Resources - Security/Violence/Active Shooter

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Emergency Management Resources - Security/Violence/Active Shooter- Updated April, 2018

Related Topics: Emergency Management, Violence, Active Shooter, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

04/10/2018

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

Emergency Management Resources - Hurricane

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Emergency Management Resources - Hurricane

Related Topics: Emergency Management

04/10/2018

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Technical Assistance Teleconference List

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Bureau of Primary Health Care

 
Listen to audio replays of the Bureau of Primary Healthcare's monthly technical assistance teleconferences.

Related Topics: BPHC - Teleconferences, Ambulatory Health Care

04/10/2018

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Emergency Management Resources - Cyber Attack

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Emergency Management Resources - Cyber Attack

Related Topics: Emergency Management

04/10/2018

Home Care, Medication Compounding Certification

Two Medication Compounding Requirements Deleted

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

04/10/2018

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: eCQM, Performance Measurement Systems, Performance Measurement

04/04/2018

Medication Compounding Certification

Prepublication Standards – Deletion of Requirements Related to Medication Compounding

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The Joint Commission is removing two elements of performance (EPs) as a result of its ongoing internal review and, effective March 9th, 2018, will no longer be scoring these EPs.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

03/27/2018

Home Care

Prepublication Standards – Deletion of Requirements Related to Medication Compounding

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The Joint Commission is removing two elements of performance (EPs) as a result of its ongoing internal review and, effective March 9th, 2018, will no longer be scoring these EPs.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

03/27/2018

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

Two EC Revisions for March E-dition Release

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Joint Commission requirement.

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

03/20/2018

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Deletion of RI.01.01.01, EP 8

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center, 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

03/20/2018

Disease-Specific Care

Stroke Certification Availability

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The mission at the Joint Commission is to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.

03/20/2018

Cheryl L. Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

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Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Vice President, Customer Relations

 
Cheryl L. Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Vice President, Customer Relations

Related Topics: Staff Biographies

03/20/2018

Physician Leader Monthly March 2018

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

03/12/2018

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care

Tool to assist organizations schedule and organize fire drills.

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This is a free tool for Ambulatory; Behavioral; Critical Access Hospital; Hospital to assist your organizations with scheduling and organizing fire drills.

03/09/2018

Facts about the Nursing Advisory Council

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The Nursing Advisory Council (NAC) counsels senior leadership at The Joint Commission on present and evolving nursing- and patient care-related issues that are impacting health care quality and patient safety.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Fact Sheets, Advisory Group Fact Sheets, Sentinel Event, Patient Safety, National Patient Safety Goals

03/08/2018

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Overview of the Bureau of Primary Health Care

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Initiative Overview

 
The Health Resources and Services Administration/Bureau of Primary Health Care (HRSA/BPHC) promotes the advancement of quality improvement efforts across the health center program.

Related Topics: BPHC Accreditation Initiative Overview

03/07/2018

Hospitals

Pioneers in Quality Proven Practices Collection

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To facilitate peer-to-peer sharing of proven eCQM practices, The Joint Commission seeks eCQM success stories from its accredited hospitals and health systems to feature as part of the "Pioneers in Quality™: Proven Practices Collection."

Related Topics: Pioneers in Quality, Hospital

03/05/2018

Facts about the Patient and Family Advisory Council

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A diverse group of nationally prominent individuals and organizations serve on The Joint Commission’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Patient Safety, Patient Rights, Advisory Group Fact Sheets

03/01/2018

FACTS ABOUT JOINT COMMISSION ACCREDITATION STANDARDS FOR HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS: PAIN ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

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On January 1, 2018, The Joint Commission implemented new and revised pain assessment and management standards for accredited hospitals.

02/26/2018

STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT

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The Joint Commission develops and updates its standards for health care organizations that seek or maintain accreditation, based on current science to address emerging health care quality issues.

02/26/2018

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