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Nursing Care Center

Nursing Care Center: 2017 National Patient Safety Goals

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2017 National Patient Safety Goals

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Nursing Care Center

12/02/2016

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

2017 National Patient Safety Goals Presentation

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The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals presentation for 2017 is now available!

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Home, NPSG, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Home Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, National Patient Safety Goals

11/22/2016

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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November 15, 2016

 
November 15, 2016 webinar replay and slides: The SAFER™ Matrix

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

11/22/2016

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

2016 Survey Activity Guide

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Corrected - The August, 2016 release of the Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations included contents regarding California hospital survey activities that were discontinued as of May 2016.

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

11/14/2016

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

Revisions Announced for Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapters

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Joint Commission Requirement.

Related Topics: Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Environment of Care, Home Care, 2017 Joint Commission Requirement

11/04/2016

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

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, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

10/26/2016

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

Benefits of Joint Commission Accreditation

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Learn more about how Joint Commission accreditation can benefit your organization.

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

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

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

07/25/2016

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

07/21/2016

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

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, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement, Antimicrobial Stewardship

07/19/2016

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, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, 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, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, 2016 Joint Commission Requirement

06/01/2016

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

05/06/2016