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

Facts about Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care clinician and interdisciplinary team work in partnership with the patient (and when applicable, their family).

Related Topics: Certification Program, Certification Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Home, Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital

11/01/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

The Physical Environment Portal Announcements

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New module available on the Physical Environment Portal. August 2016. Protection - LS.02.01.30 - The organization provides and maintains building features to protect individuals from the hazards of fire and smoke.

Related Topics: Hospital, Environment of Care, Critical Access Hospital, Physical Environment

10/28/2016

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, Long Term Care (Medicare/Medicaid), Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care, Patient Blood Management Certification

The SAFER™ Matrix and Changes to the Post-Survey Process

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As announced in the May 2016 Perspectives, The Joint Commission is conducting a series of interrelated process improvement projects known as Project REFRESH.

Related Topics: Palliative Care, Behavioral Health Home, SAFER Matrix, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement, Integrated Care Certification, Patient Blood Management Certification, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Nursing Care Center

10/26/2016

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

Webinar Replay and Slides: SAFER Matrix

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October 18, 2016 webinar replay and slides: The SAFER™ Matrix

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

10/26/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification

Webinar Replay: Advanced Certification for Heart Failure Program - Upcoming updates for 2017

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This webinar replay covers changes in the Advanced Certification for Heart Failure Program and updates for 2017.

Related Topics: Advanced Certification in Heart Failure, Heart Failure, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Previous Webinar

10/07/2016

Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about Critical Access Hospital Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years. In 2001, The Joint Commission introduced its program to accredit critical access hospitals. As of December 2014, there were 1,325 critical access hospitals in the U.S.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Critical Access Hospital, Accreditation Program

10/05/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

ORYX Performance Measurements Announced for 2017

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The Joint Commission recently announced its 2017 ORYX performance measurement requirements, effective January 1, 2017, for accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, ORYX , Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement

10/05/2016

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

APPROVED: Updates for the Integrated Care Certification Program

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Program Expanded to Include Post-Acute Care Environments

 
Effective January 1, 2017, The Joint Commission has expanded applicability and updated standards for its voluntary Integrated Care Certification program.

Related Topics: Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Integrated Care Certification, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement

10/05/2016

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

Joint Commission Website E-Alerts

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E-alerts now available for Joint Commission Podcasts - update your subscription to sign up today!

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

09/26/2016

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

Notifying The Joint Commission About Organization Changes

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Joint Commission Requirement.

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

09/13/2016

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

Project REFRESH and the Survey Analysis For Evaluating Risk (SAFER) Matrix

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Webinar Replay - August 17, 2016

 
This webinar replay's objective is to educate our customers about the new Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk (SAFER) matrix, and upcoming improvements to the accreditation process.

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

09/12/2016

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

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

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, 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, Nursing Care Center, Critical Access Hospital

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: Diagnostic Imaging Services, Imaging, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, 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: Webinar, Suicide, Nursing Care Center, Hospital, Critical Access 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: Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, 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, Patient Safety, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital

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

05/06/2016