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

Sentinel Event Data - Event Type by Year

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Sentinel Event Statistics Data - Event Type by Year (2005 - Q2- 2016)

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

08/01/2016

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 - Q2-2016)

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

08/01/2016

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

Statement of Conditions Process Changes Effective August 1

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

07/27/2016

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

UPDATE: Surveying to the 2012 Life Safety Code

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: 2016 Joint Commission Requirement, Life Safety Code, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Nursing Care Center

07/27/2016

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

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

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

07/25/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

APPROVED: New Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

07/19/2016
07/19/2016

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

07/14/2016

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

Evaluating and Responding to Suicide Risk - Tools and Practices for Consideration

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Webinar Replay

 
This webinar highlights recommendations for screening, risk assessment, safety, treatment, discharge, and follow up care for individuals at risk for suicide.

Related Topics: Suicide, Webinar, Nursing Care Center, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care

06/24/2016

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

CMS and Joint Commission Adopt 2012 Life Safety Code

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

06/01/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Dr. Ron Wyatt discusses patient safety in TV interview

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Dr. Ron Wyatt, medical director and chief safety officer for The Joint Commission, was part of a Chicago TV news report about unintended retained foreign objects.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Patient Safety

05/16/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

Slides from the "Patient Blood Management Certification" webinar

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Learn more about Patient Blood Management Certification.

Related Topics: Patient Blood Management Certification, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital

05/16/2016

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, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Common myths about The Joint Commission pain standards

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This free downloadable poster debunks the five most common myths about The Joint Commission pain standards.

Related Topics: Integrated Care Certification, Palliative Care, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Pain Management, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

05/06/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

Approved: CAUTI NPSG for Nursing Care Centers

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

04/29/2016

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

Update: Texting Orders

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

04/29/2016

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

Policy Changes Announced for Preliminary Denial of Accreditation PDA02 Decisions

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

04/29/2016

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, International Certification, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

The SAFER Matrix: A New Scoring Methodology

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: 2016 Joint Commission Requirement, Patient Blood Management Certification, Integrated Care Certification, Palliative Care, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center

04/29/2016

Critical Access Hospitals

The Value of Joint Commission Critical Access Hospital Accreditation

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The Value of Joint Commission Critical Access Hospital Accreditation - Benefits of Accreditation

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Brochure

04/27/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Office-Based Surgery, Home Care, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Palliative Care

Joint Commission Statement on Pain Management

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Read the statement on pain management from David W. Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, executive vice president, Healthcare Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Nursing Care Center, Standards, Pain Management

04/18/2016

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

Heightened Security Awareness for Healthcare and Public Health Community

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The Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services have issued a joint resource for health care providers to support situational awareness and preparedness in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. They emphasize that no specific credible threats in the US are known. . .

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

04/15/2016
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