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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, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

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Open and candid communication with patients and their families is a key component of safe and effective health care. However, communication between caregivers and patients is sometimes hindered by longstanding myths and misconceptions about the sharing of information.

Related Topics: Patient-Provider Communication, Palliative Care, Patient Engagement, Patient-centered communications, Papers, Integrated Care Certification, Rights and Responsibilities, Patient Blood Management Certification, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Hospital, Patient Rights, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Patient Safety

07/25/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Surveyor Insights

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A Quality Improvement Tool

 
Surveyor Insights is an addition to our Physical Environment Portal as a benefit for Joint Commission accredited organizations.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Physical Environment, Quality Improvement Tools

07/25/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Map - HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers

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Bureau of Primary Health Care - Map of Health HRSA/BPHC Supported Accredited Health Centers.

Related Topics: Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center, FQHC, BPHC-supported, Community Health Center, BPHC Accredited Centers

07/22/2016

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

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Joint Commission Accredited Health Centers by State and HRSA Regional Divisions

Related Topics: BPHC Accredited Centers , Community Health Center, BPHC-supported, FQHC, Federally Qualified Health Center, Health Center

07/22/2016

Bureau of Primary Health Care

Ambulatory Care Accredited BPHC-Supported Centers by State

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Ambulatory Care Accredited BPHC-Supported Centers by HRSA Regionall Division (Formerly Field Offices)

Related Topics: Health Center, Federally Qualified Health Center, FQHC, BPHC-supported, Community Health Center, BPHC Accredited Centers

07/22/2016

Hospitals, Palliative Care

Certification for Palliative Care Performance Measure Pilot Testing

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The Joint Commission recently completed the process of developing a standardized performance measure set in support of its Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care.

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Measure Development Initiatives, Hospital

07/22/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Health Care Staffing Services, Integrated Care

Joint Commission JAMA Viewpoint Focuses on Workplace Violence in Health Care

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A new JAMA Viewpoint by Patient Safety Officer Ron Wyatt, MD, MHA, and two co-authors tackles the issue of workplace violence in health care.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Nursing Care Center, Integrated Care Certification

07/21/2016

Emergency Management Resources - Cyber Attack

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Emergency Management Resources - Cyber Attack

Related Topics: Emergency Management

07/20/2016

International Certification, International Accreditation

Facts about Joint Commission International

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Joint Commission International (JCI) was established in 1994 as a division of Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), a private, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Corporate Fact Sheets, About The Joint Commission, Joint Commission International, Fact Sheets

07/20/2016

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, Alzheimer's Disease, Memory Care

07/20/2016

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

Leading Practice Library

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An online library of solutions to help with health care safety.

 
The Leading Practice Library is a complimentary tool available to organizations that are currently accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Quality Improvement Tools, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

07/20/2016

Hospitals

Survey Results: Challenges Faced by Hospitals Implementing Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)

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In March 2016, leaders at The Joint Commission, the American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals collaborated to distribute a survey to 886 randomly selected accredited hospitals.

Related Topics: Hospital, eCQM, Pioneers in Quality

07/20/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Pioneers in Quality: Expert to Expert Series

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The Joint Commission is committed to supporting hospitals on their journey towards electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) adoption…and we heard you are ready for an eCQM “deep dive.”

Related Topics: Pioneers in Quality

07/20/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

APPROVED: New Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Antimicrobial Stewardship, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

07/19/2016
07/19/2016

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, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Physician Leader Monthly July 2016

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leaders, Chief Medical Officer, Physician Leader Monthly

07/14/2016

Behavioral Health Care

Audio Visual files for July 12 webinar: New Standards and Compliance Overview

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Webinar replay: recent additions/revisions to Behavioral Health standards for Permanent Housing Support Services, Eating Disorders Treatment, and Opioid Treatment; and more.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

07/14/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Compliance Checklist for Diagnostic imaging

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The Imaging Compliance Checklist is a helpful tool that addresses the recently implemented diagnostic imaging standards.

Related Topics: Diagnostic Imaging Services, Imaging, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

07/14/2016

Home Care, Palliative Care

New Community-Based Palliative Care Certification Option for Home Health & Hospice Launches July 1, 2016. Standards Available Now!

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Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will recognize home health and hospice organizations that provide top caliber, community-based palliative care to patients and families in their home (primary place of residence).

Related Topics: Home Care, Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Bibliography, Community-Based Palliative Care

07/12/2016

Hospitals

Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals Performance Measure Pilot Testing

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The Joint Commission is in the process of developing a standardized performance measure set in support of its Advanced Certification Program for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals. Stroke ranks as the number four cause of death in the United States.

Related Topics: Measure Development Initiatives

07/11/2016

Ambulatory Health Care

Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

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Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

07/08/2016

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, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

Facts about The Joint Commission

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Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

Related Topics: Corporate Fact Sheets, Fact Sheets, About The Joint Commission

07/08/2016

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, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

eCQM Implementation and Submission Insights

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Webinar Replay

 
This webinar replay provides actionable information on eCQM implementation and reporting from veteran eCQM submitters. For this session, The Joint Commission invited Cerner Corporation and Nebraska Health System experts to share their 2015 eCQM submission experiences and lessons learned.

Related Topics: Webinar, Pioneers in Quality, eCQM, Hospital

07/07/2016

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