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

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to EP Review Phase IV

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The EP Review Project is a multiphased component of Project REFRESH, a series of interrelated process improvement initiatives The Joint Commission has been conducting throughout 2016 and 2017, and continuing into 2018.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

09/25/2017

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

09/22/2017

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

Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Life Safety Code Update

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As announced in the November 2016 issue of Perspectives, The Joint Commission revised the Life Safety (LS), Environment of Care (EC), and Equipment Management (EQ) chapters following adoption of the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 101.

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

09/20/2017

Disease-Specific Care

Webinar Replay: Overview of the New Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Certification

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Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Certification (TSC) is a new level of recognition coming in January 2018.

Related Topics: Webinar, Disease-Specific Care, Previous Webinar

09/18/2017

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

Framework for Conducting a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan

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A Framework for a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan In Response to a Sentinel Event

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

09/18/2017

Hospitals

Facts about Hospital Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years and today it accredits approximately 4,023 general, pediatric, long term acute, psychiatric, rehabilitation and specialty hospitals, and 366 critical access hospitals, through a separate accreditation program.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Hospital, Accreditation Program

09/18/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar replay and Slides for Sep 12 webinar: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Substance Use Disorders

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Medication-assisted treatment for addictions is on the rise. In this one hour webinar, we discuss how it fits with Joint Commission standards and hear from Dr. Melinda Campopiano of SAMHSA and an accredited treatment program with recommendations and tips for use and reimbursement.

Related Topics: Webinar, Teleconferences, Previous Webinar, Behavioral Health Care

09/15/2017

Physician Leader Monthly September 2017

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Physician Leader Monthly

09/13/2017

Pioneers in Quality™ Proven Practices: Establish your eCQM A-team

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Pioneers in Quality™ is a program launched last year to assist hospitals on their journey toward electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) adoption, which includes a series of educational programs. One of the goals of the program is to help hospitals accurately reflect the patient care they provide

Related Topics: Pioneers in Quality, Webinar

09/13/2017

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, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification, Comprehensive Cardiac Center, Medication Compounding Certification

Sentinel Event Alert 58: Inadequate hand-off communication

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Health care professionals typically take great pride and exert painstaking effort to meet patient needs and provide the best possible care.

Related Topics: Sentinel Event, Sentinel Event Alert

09/11/2017

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

Facts about Joint Commission standards

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Joint Commission standards are the basis of an objective evaluation process that can help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance.

Related Topics: Accreditation, Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Care, Standards

09/11/2017

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Approved New Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center Advanced Certification Program

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

09/01/2017

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Deleted Standard Related to Performance on ORYX Measures

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Joint Commission requirement.

Related Topics: 2018 Joint Commission Requirement

09/01/2017

Behavioral Health Care

Webinar replay and Slides for Aug 15 webinar: Conduct Your Own Mock Survey

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One of the best ways to prepare for a behavioral health accreditation survey is to conduct your own “mock survey”. Watch the replay of this webinar to learn what Tracers are and learn tips and resources to conduct your own.

Related Topics: Webinar, Previous Webinar, Teleconferences

09/01/2017

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

09/01/2017

Emergency Management Resources - Hurricane

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Emergency Management Resources - Hurricane

Related Topics: Emergency Management

08/30/2017

Hospitals

Pioneers in Quality™ Proven Practices:Keys to eCQM Success

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Pioneers in Quality™ is a program launched last year to assist hospitals on their journey toward electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) adoption, which includes a series of educational programs.

Related Topics: Webinar, Pioneers in Quality

08/28/2017

Hospitals, Palliative Care

R3 Report Issue 11: Pain assessment and management standards for hospitals

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Effective Jan. 1, 2018, new and revised pain assessment and management standards will be applicable to all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter)

08/28/2017

Disease-Specific Care

Prepublication Standards – New Requirements for the Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Advanced Certification

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The Joint Commission currently provides three levels of stroke center certification— Acute Stroke Ready, Primary Stroke, and Comprehensive Stroke. However, Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centers are not all alike; one third of these centers perform endovascular thrombectomy (EVT).

Related Topics: Prepublication Standards

08/23/2017

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

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