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Traditions Health and The Joint Commission: A Commitment to Excellence

Traditions Health officially named The Joint Commission as its exclusive provider of accreditation and certification services, and three members of the Traditions Health team shared their perspective on the value of choosing the gold standard.

Click below to hear directly from Traditions Health President/CEO David Klementz, as well as Senior Vice President of Clinical Services Tracy Cardin, RN, ACNP, SFHM, and Vice President of Marketing Lynn S. Robbins.

Once Again, Joint Commission Customers Outperform Their Competition

In a validation study, our customers continued to demonstrate consistently better performance than non-Joint-Commission-accredited providers across a broad range of process and outcome measures…even when compared to those accredited by other organizations.

Year-over-year, Joint Commission-accredited providers:

  • Perform better on the CMS 5-Star quality rating scale.
  • Are more likely to have a high star ranking.
  • Performed better on 11 OASIS HHC measures.
  • Showed statistically significant lower rehospitalization rates.

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Recognitions for Quality and Reimbursement

As the role of valued-based contracting increases, states, insurers, and payers trust in Joint Commission accreditation as a quality metric to allow payment approval, network participation, and contract or licensure eligibility.

Exclusive Business Intelligence Dashboards

Effectively and more efficiently power data-driven decisions that improve care and safety with our exclusive suite of complimentary business intelligence tools, including our most recent addition, the SAFER® Dashboard.  As part of our DASH (Data Analytics for Safe Health Care) initiative, each dashboard in this growing collection conveniently assembles the key data leaders need in one place, making it easier to spot trends in performance and prioritize your improvement efforts for maximum impact.

Expert Guidance 

Our experienced, solutions-oriented surveyors proactively share best practices and provide hands-on learning opportunities to help you strengthen your care processes.

Collaborative, Solutions-Driven Survey

Our unique patient tracer method uses observation and interviews to “trace” an individual’s interaction with your organization, reducing paper submissions while getting a real-time analysis of your organization’s strengths and challenges. Your organization will then receive a thorough written evaluation with practical, evidence-based strategies you can emulate for ongoing performance improvement.

Operational Excellence

Joint Commission accreditation offers the industry’s most comprehensive foundation for the delivery of consistent, quality care while also supporting your operational needs such as increasing patient engagement, improving safety culture and strengthening referral relationships.

Operational Efficiencies

We are a strong accreditation partner with capabilities across the continuum of home care services and beyond. Whether you are looking to accredit multiple disciplines within your organization or among a larger system of providers, The Joint Commission offers effective, efficient solutions to meet your complex needs.

Competitive Advantage

Achieving accreditation is a visible demonstration to patients and the community that your organization provides the highest quality services, setting you apart from the competition. Also, states, insurers and payers trust in Joint Commission accreditation as a quality metric to allow payment approval, network participation and contract or licensure eligibility.

Unmatched Support

We walk the journey with you. The Joint Commission offers timely support throughout the accreditation process to ensure you stay on track. Benefit from dedicated personnel, customized tools and a wide variety of educational resources.

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