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Hospitals

Perinatal Care

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New! Clarification to Perinatal Care measure PC-05: Exclusive Breast Milk Feeding. The expanded Perinatal Care (PC) measure set is comprised of 5 measures.

Related Topics: Hospital, Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement

06/28/2016

Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services

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The Joint Commission and the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS), the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc. (NRI) collaborated on the development of a set of core performance measures.

Related Topics: Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement

06/17/2016

Hospitals

Emergency Department

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The Emergency Department (ED) measure set was developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and has been adopted by The Joint Commission’s ORYX program in order to maintain alignment with CMS reporting requirements.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set

06/17/2016

Hospital Outpatient Department

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Joint Commission accredited hospitals are required to collect and submit data to The Joint Commission for a minimum of six core measure sets.

Related Topics: Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

06/17/2016

Hospitals, Disease-Specific Care

Immunization

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The Immunization measures were developed as a result of recommendations in 2006 from a National Quality Forum (NQF) Harmonization Workgroup that influenza and pneumococcal vaccination measures should apply to all patients regardless of diagnosis.

Related Topics: Hospital, Core Measure Set, Core Measures

06/17/2016

Venous Thromboembolism

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The venous thromboembolism (VTE) measures were developed as a result of the ‘National Consensus Standards for the Prevention and Care of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)’ project between The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) that formally began in January 2005.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

06/17/2016
06/17/2016

Hospitals

Stroke

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The stroke (STK) measures were developed in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA)/Brain Attack Coalition (BAC) for use by Disease-Specific Care (DSC)-certified primary stroke centers.

Related Topics: Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement, Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set

06/17/2016
06/17/2016

Hospitals

Children's Asthma Care

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Three Children's Asthma Care measures were introduced for implementation effective April 1, 2007. Data collection for the measure set began with April 2007 discharges. CAC-3 was initially implemented as a test measure pending National Quality Forum (NQF) endorsement.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Hospital, Transitions of Care and Performance Measurement

06/17/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP)

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The SCIP measure set is one of eight Joint Commission eCQM measure sets that hospitals may select for reporting of data.

Related Topics: Infection Prevention and HAIs, Core Measure Set, Performance Measurement

06/14/2016

Hospitals

Acute Myocardial Infarction

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The AMI measure set is one of eight Joint Commission eCQM measure sets that hospitals may select for reporting of data.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Core Measures

06/14/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Pneumonia Measures

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The Joint Commission will no longer require data collection for this measure set. The Joint Commission will be providing accredited hospitals greater flexibility in meeting ORYX® performance measure reporting requirements beginning with measure set selections for calendar year 2015.

Related Topics: Performance Measurement, Core Measure Set, Infection Prevention and HAIs, Vaccinations, Vaccination, Vaccine

06/13/2016