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Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Hospital Respiratory Protection: Resources and Projects

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The Joint Commission developed and promoted resources related to respiratory protection. We are now engaged in a new project, funded by CDC/NIOSH/NPPTL, which will be gathering examples of clinical situations where additional clarification regarding use of respiratory protection might be needed.

Related Topics: Monograph, Infection Control, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Respiratory protection programs, Respirators, Respiratory hazards, Airborne transmissible diseases, Research Resources, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Infection Prevention

11/10/2016

Hospitals, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care

Improving and Measuring Osteoporosis Management

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For postmenopausal females living in North America, the chances of hip fracture due to osteoporosis are greater than the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer, uterine cancer, or ovarian cancer, combined.

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

03/21/2016

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

05/21/2014

Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care: A Roadmap for Hospitals

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This monograph was developed by The Joint Commission to inspire hospitals to integrate concepts from the communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care fields into their organizations.

Related Topics: Health Equity Resources, Research Resources, Health Equity, Hospital, Monograph, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care

04/03/2014

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community

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A Field Guide

 
This field guide from The Joint Commission urges U.S. hospitals to create a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment that contributes to improved health care quality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients and their families.

Related Topics: Monograph, Health Equity Resources, Papers, LGBT, Health Equity, Advancing Effective Communication

04/03/2014

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, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Monograph, Patient Safety, Patient Education

11/19/2012

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, Monograph, Hospital, Nursing Care Center, Health Care Staffing, Home Care, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care

05/16/2012

Hospitals

Attributes of a Health Literate Organization

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A list put together by the Workgroup on Attributes of a Health Literate Organization of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy.

Related Topics: Health Equity, Health Equity Resources, Monograph

01/01/2012

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, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adolescents and Adults, Including Health Care Personnel

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Strategies from Research and Practice

 
The Joint Commission's Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation is releasing "Tdap Vaccination Strategies for Adolescents and Adults, Including Health Care Personnel: Strategies from Research and Practice" to help health care organizations of all types.

Related Topics: Monograph, Hospital, Infection Control, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Home Care, Disease-Specific Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Research Resources, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Infection Control Monographs, Vaccinations

02/01/2011

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

Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges

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The Joint Commission is releasing “Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges,” to help health care organizations target their efforts in measuring hand hygiene performance.

Related Topics: Infection Control Monographs, Leading Practice Library Addendum, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Research Resources, Ambulatory Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Disease-Specific Care, Hand Hygiene, Home Care, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Hospital, Infection Control, Monograph, Influenza

05/04/2010

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

Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination

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“Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination: Strategies from Research and Practice,” a free monograph, to help health care organizations of all types improve seasonal influenza vaccination rates in health care personnel.

Related Topics: Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Home Care, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, H1N1 , Laboratory Accreditation Program, Nursing Care Center, Infection Control, Hospital, Monograph, Nurse, Influenza, Physician, Research Resources, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Leading Practice Library Addendum, Vaccinations, Infection Control Monographs, Vaccine, Vaccination

06/25/2009

Hospitals

Historical Health Equity Resources

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Historical Health Equity Resources

Related Topics: Monograph, Health Equity Resources, Health Equity

04/01/2007