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Integrated Care

The Q-HIP Care Coordination Measure & The Joint Commission’s Integrated Care Certification

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View slides and recording on the Q-HIP Care Coordination Measure & The Joint Commission’s Integrated Care Certification for Anthem Q-HIP participating hospitals.

Related Topics: Previous Webinar, Integrated Care Certification

11/16/2016

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, Nursing Care Center, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Survey Activity Guide

11/14/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

eCQMs – Technical Aspects of Submission

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Webinar Replay

 
The objectives of this webinar are to describe the eCQM submission process, discuss the 2016 and 2017 timelines for data submission, and describe common eCQM data element issues identified by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Webinar, Pioneers in Quality

11/11/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2016

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The Joint Commission’s 2016 annual report recaps 2015 as a year of significant transition and highlights performance reported by 3,300+ accredited hospitals.

Related Topics: Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Annual Report

11/07/2016

Hospitals

2016 Pioneers in Quality™ Hospital eCQM Contributor Recognition Lists

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During this initial year of the Pioneers in Quality™ program, The Joint Commission is recognizing accredited hospitals that have assisted The Joint Commission in the evolution and utilization of eCQMs.

Related Topics: Pioneers in Quality

11/07/2016
11/04/2016

Hospitals

Project REFRESH: Phase II of EP Review Project

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2017 Joint Commission Requirement, Hospital

11/04/2016

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

The Joint Commission Code of Conduct Brochure

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The Code of Conduct provides a user-friendly guide to Joint Commission staff on key values, commitments and risk topics.

11/03/2016

Hospitals

eCQM Data Validation

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Learn about electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) data validation efforts.

Related Topics: eCQM, Pioneers in Quality

11/01/2016

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care

Facts about Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care clinician and interdisciplinary team work in partnership with the patient (and when applicable, their family).

Related Topics: Hospital, Primary Care Medical Home, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Health Care, Certification Fact Sheets, Behavioral Health Home, Certification Program

11/01/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

The Physical Environment Portal Announcements

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New module available on the Physical Environment Portal. August 2016. Protection - LS.02.01.30 - The organization provides and maintains building features to protect individuals from the hazards of fire and smoke.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Environment of Care, Hospital, Physical Environment

10/28/2016

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

Facts about Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification

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Today, nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States have been or accredited or certified by The Joint Commission.

Related Topics: Fact Sheets, Accreditation, Certification, About The Joint Commission

10/27/2016

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care, Health Care Staffing Services, Palliative Care, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Benefits of Joint Commission Certification

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Learn more about the benefits of Joint Commission certification.

Related Topics: Certification, Benefits of Certification, Certification Fact Sheets

10/26/2016

Facts about patient-centered communications

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Effective communication is critical to the successful delivery of health care services. The Joint Commission supports efforts to improve communication between health care professionals and patients.

Related Topics: Patient Safety Fact Sheets, Patient-centered communications, Health Literacy, Fact Sheets, Hospital, Language, & Culture , Patient Safety, Speak Up

10/26/2016

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

10/26/2016

Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification

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The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care (DSC) certification program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care.

Related Topics: Disease-Specific Care, Certification Program, Certification Fact Sheets

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

10/26/2016

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

10/18/2016

Disease-Specific Care

Prepublication Standards – Revisions to Advanced Certification Requirements for Inpatient Diabetes Care

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The requirements for the Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care have been updated as part of an initiative to keep The Joint Commission’s certification programs current. Standards are effective July 1, 2017.

Related Topics: Diabetes, Prepublication Standards, Disease-Specific Care, Hospital, Inpatient Diabetes

10/17/2016

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, Palliative Care, Primary Care Medical Home, Integrated Care , Perinatal Care

Physician Leader Monthly October 2016

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Monthly e-newsletter for physician leaders.

Related Topics: Chief Medical Officer, Physician Leader Monthly, Physician Leaders

10/13/2016

Anne Marie Benedicto, MPP, MPH

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Vice President, Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

 
Anne Marie Benedicto, MPP, MPH, is the vice president of the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare

Related Topics: Center for Transforming Healthcare, Robust Process Improvement, Biographies

10/13/2016

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification

Webinar Replay: Advanced Certification for Heart Failure Program - Upcoming updates for 2017

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This webinar replay covers changes in the Advanced Certification for Heart Failure Program and updates for 2017.

Related Topics: Advanced Certification in Heart Failure, Previous Webinar, Hospital, Heart Failure, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital

10/07/2016

Critical Access Hospitals

Facts about Critical Access Hospital Accreditation

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The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years. In 2001, The Joint Commission introduced its program to accredit critical access hospitals. As of December 2014, there were 1,325 critical access hospitals in the U.S.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Fact Sheets, Accreditation Program

10/05/2016