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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

2015 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules for All Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement, Palliative Care

10/07/2014

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

Why Organizations Self Report Sentinel Events to The Joint Commission

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This article, first published in the September 2014 issue of Joint Commission Perspectives, explores the benefits to organizations of working through the sentinel event process and how it improves patient safety.

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

08/29/2014

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

Sentinel Event Alert 53: Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards

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Tubing misconnections continue to cause severe patient injury and death, since tubes with different functions can easily be connected using luer connectors, or connections can be “rigged” (constructed) using adapters, tubing or catheters. 12/3/14 Webinar replayand slides added.

Related Topics: Infographic, Nursing Care Center, Sentinel Event, Sentinel Event Alert, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Hospital, Critical Access Hospital

08/20/2014

Nursing Care Center

R3 Report Issue 6: Memory care accreditation requirements for nursing care centers

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The aim of the new memory care requirements for nursing care centers is to enable residents with memory-impacting conditions to remain engaged in their environment at the level of their cognitive ability and to function at the highest level possible for as long as possible.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), Memory Care, Nursing Care Center

07/22/2014

Nursing Care Center

Post-Acute Care and Memory Care

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Certification Options

 
Joint Commission's Nursing Care Center accreditation program offers two certification options for organizations looking to further recognize their care competencies.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Post-Acute, Certification Options, Memory Care

07/02/2014

Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Gina Zimmermann

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Executive Director, Nursing Care Center Accreditation, Director, Business Development Training, Division of Business Development, Government and External Relations

 
Gina Zimmermann is the executive director for Nursing Care Center Accreditation. In this role, she oversees the strategic direction and performance of the Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program.

Related Topics: Staff Biographies, Nursing Care Center

07/02/2014

Nursing Care Center

Overview Guide

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A snapshot of the accreditation & certification processes for nursing care centers

 
A snapshot of the accreditation & certification processes for nursing care centers covering fees, timelines, and resources.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

07/02/2014

Nursing Care Center

External Studies Highlight Positive Differences in How Joint Commission Accredited Nursing Facilities Perform

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Three recent independent studies have shown that Joint Commission-accredited organizations outperform non-accredited facilities in a number of key areas.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

05/30/2014

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Disease-Specific Care

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiatives

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Sudden cardiac arrest accounts for approximately 350,000 deaths in the United States annually; while many people affected have a history of cardiac disease, countless others have no cardiac history and are unaware of any risk factors.

Related Topics: Research Resources, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Other Measures, Performance Measurement, Nursing Care Center, Monograph

05/21/2014

Nursing Care Center

7 Steps to Accreditation & Specialty Certification for Nursing Care Centers

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This checklist provides skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long term care facilities a concise overview of the accreditation process.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

02/24/2014

Nursing Care Center

Second Certification Option for Nursing Care Centers

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, 2014 Joint Commission Requirement

02/03/2014

Nursing Care Center

Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI)

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Crosswalk to Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI).

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center, Crosswalk

01/31/2014
01/02/2014
10/30/2013

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

Tackle your organization’s challenges using Joint Commission tools

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Tools ready for use by C-Suite leaders and organizational quality and safety teams.

Related Topics: Core Measure Solutions Exchange, Standards BoosterPak, Targeted Solutions Tool, Leading Practice Library, Brochure, Critical Access Hospital, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Speak Up, Sentinel Event

10/11/2013

Nursing Care Center

InTouch - Issue 1, 2013

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Welcome to the new InTouch newsletter (formerly LTC Update) providing news and information about the Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Accreditation program.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

09/23/2013

Nursing Care Center

Helping You Choose Quality Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Services

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When you need nursing care or rehabilitation, you should find out some information to help you choose the best nursing and rehabilitation center for you or your loved one. Nursing and rehabilitation centers are also known as nursing homes.

Related Topics: General Public, How to Choose an Accreditor, Nursing Care Center, Nursing Home, Patient Education, Helping You Choose Guides

09/13/2013

Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

FSA Submission Now Required for Additional Accreditation Programs

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Critical Access Hospital, Nursing Care Center

07/23/2013

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

2014 Accreditation and Certification Decision Rules

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Behavioral Health Home, Decision Rule, Palliative Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Certification, Accreditation, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program

07/23/2013

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, Hospital, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital, Behavioral Health Care

04/01/2013

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

03/22/2013

Nursing Care Center

Transition Steps to the Reinvented Products for Currently Accredited Organizations

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Attached below are the transition steps, with dates, to help you understand what to expect in the months ahead.

Related Topics: Nursing Care Center

01/07/2013

Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Improving Patient and Worker Safety

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Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation

 
Health care professionals whose focus is on patient safety are very familiar with these alarming and frequently cited statistics from the Institute of Medicine: medical errors result in the death of between 44,000 and 98,000 patients every year.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Monograph, Research Resources, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Patient Education, Patient Safety, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Hospital

11/19/2012

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

Transitions of Care: The need for a more effective approach to continuing patient care

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Hot Topics in Health Care

 
This paper is the first of many planned communications that will report on new developments from The Joint Commission enterprise about work underway to address the problems related to transitions of care.

Related Topics: Hospital, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Research Resources, Transitions of Care, Papers

06/27/2012

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

Preventing Central Line-Associated Infections

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A Global Challenge, A Global Perspective

 
The Joint Commission, in collaboration with Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International, has produced a new monograph containing the most current information, evidence-based guidance, and resources to assist healthcare organization in reducing CLABSI.

Related Topics: CLABSI, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Health Care Staffing, Hospital, Home Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Critical Access Hospital

05/16/2012