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Hospitals, Palliative Care

R3 Report Issue 11: Pain assessment and management standards for hospitals

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Effective Jan. 1, 2018, new and revised pain assessment and management standards will be applicable to all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter)

08/28/2017

Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 10 - Housing support services standards for Behavioral Health Care

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In January 2016, The Joint Commission released a set of new Behavioral Health Care (BHC) standards for housing support services programs. These standards are applicable to any Joint Commission-accredited behavioral health care organization that is providing such services.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), CAUTI, Behavioral Health Care

03/14/2017

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Nursing Care Center

R3 Report Issue 9 - New and revised NPSGs on CAUTIs

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Effective Jan. 1, 2017, a new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) will apply to accredited nursing care centers, and revised NPSGs on CAUTIs will apply to accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), NPSG, CAUTI, National Patient Safety Goals

12/09/2016

Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 8 - New antimicrobial stewardship standard

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Effective January 1, 2017, a new Medication Management (MM) standard, MM.09.01.01, on antimicrobial stewardship will be applicable to accredited critical access hospitals, hospitals, and nursing care centers.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), Eating Disorders, Behavioral Health Care

10/18/2016

Behavioral Health Care

R3 Report Issue 7 - Eating disorders standards for Behavioral Health Care

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In January 2016, The Joint Commission released a set of new Behavioral Health Care (BHC) standards for residential and outpatient eating disorders programs. These standards are designed to improve the quality and safety of care, treatment, or services provided by eating disorders programs.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), Eating Disorders, Behavioral Health Care

08/15/2016

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

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 5 - Alarm system safety

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The requirement addressed in this issue of R3 Report is a National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) that is effective January 1, 2014 for hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Related Topics: National Patient Safety Goals, Alarm Safety, NPSG, R3 Report (Newsletter)

12/11/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 4 - Patient flow through the emergency department

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Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter)

12/19/2012

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

R3 Report Issue 3 - Influenza Vaccination

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Influenza vaccination for licensed independent practitioners and staff

 
Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

Related Topics: R3 Report (Newsletter), Infection Prevention and HAIs, HAI, Influenza

05/30/2012

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 2 - CAUTI

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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections

 
This R3 Report has been retired.

Related Topics: Newsletter, CAUTI, HAI, National Patient Safety Goals, NPSG, R3 Report (Newsletter)

09/28/2011

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

R3 Report Issue 1 - Patient-centered communication

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Patient-centered communication standards for hospitals

 
Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements.

Related Topics: Health Equity, R3 Report (Newsletter), Health Equity Standards, Newsletter

02/09/2011