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The Joint Commission updates resources in Health Care Equity accreditation, certification resource centers

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on July 5, announced that it had updated its Health Care Equity (HCE) Accreditation Standards & Resource Center and its HCE Certification Resource Center to help organizations meet healthcare equity requirements. New resources in the HCE Accreditation Standards & Resource Center include: the feasibility of…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 11, 2023
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The Joint Commission no longer evaluating COVID-19 vaccination compliance

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on July 5, announced that its surveyors will no longer be evaluating compliance with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for accreditation. The standard will remain in the current manual until the next standards release later this year, The Joint Commission says.

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By: Judy Mathias
July 10, 2023
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The Joint Commission: Refreshed Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports available for primary, comprehensive stroke centers

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on June 28, announced that refreshed Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports are now available for primary (PSCs) and comprehensive (CSCs) stroke centers. The reports provide updated performance measurement data on quality measures selected for advanced PSC and CSC certification programs, through the fourth quarter of 2022.…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 29, 2023
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The Joint Commission: New ORYX Accelerate PI, quality measurement, and benchmarks data available

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on June 28, announced that refreshed Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports containing data through the fourth quarter of 2021 are now available for accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals. The reports come from chart-abstracted and electronic clinical quality measures data reported to The Joint Commission under…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 29, 2023
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The Joint Commission starts new voluntary Health Care Equity Certification

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on June 27, announced that it is starting a new voluntary Health care Equity Certification Program, effective July 1. The advanced certification recognizes hospitals for excellence in their efforts to provide equitable care, treatment, and services and builds on longstanding accreditation requirements that support healthcare…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 28, 2023
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The Joint Commission seeking comments on proposed new IC requirements

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on June 21, announced that there is still time to comment on its proposed new Infection Control (IC) chapter requirements for hospitals and critical access hospitals. The goal of revising the chapter is to align the IC standards and elements of performance more closely with…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 22, 2023
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The Joint Commission: Comment on EM requirements for ambulatory health care and office-based surgery programs

Editor's Note The Joint Commission announced on June 21 that it is seeking comments on its proposed new Emergency Management (EM) requirements for accredited ambulatory health care and office-based surgery programs. The new requirements, which will be released in July 2024, will help organizations develop and improve their actions and…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 22, 2023
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The Joint Commission: Deadline for CY 2022 ORYX performance measurement data submission is June 14

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on June 7, announced that the deadline for acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, and freestanding psychiatric hospitals to submit CY 2022 performance measure data via the Direct Data Submission Platform (DDSP) is June 14. This data must be submitted to meet the ORYX performance…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 8, 2023
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The Joint Commission: Updates added to Health Care Equity Certification Resource Center

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on June 7, announced that it has added new resources to its Health Care Equity Certification Resource Center, including those from NorthShore-Edward-Elmhurst Health in northeastern Illinois, Cambridge Health Alliance in Massachusetts, and HealthPartners headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota. The Joint Commission regularly updates its Health Care…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 8, 2023
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The Joint Commission revises CAH requirements to align with CMS

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on May 31, announced that it has added several new and revised elements of performance (EPs) for critical access hospitals (CAHs) that address restraint and seclusion, the complaint process, and unified and integrated structures for CAHs that are part of a multihospital system, effective June…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 1, 2023
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