Tag: Joint Commission

The Joint Commission: Refreshed Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports available for stroke centers

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on March 15, announced that refreshed Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports are available for primary (PSCs) and comprehensive stroke centers (CSCs) to provide updated performance measurement data on quality measures selected for advanced certification programs. The reports contain data through the third quarter of 2022. Dashboards…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 16, 2023
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The Joint Commission revises PI requirement for preop, postop diagnoses discrepancies

Editor's Note The Joint Commission on March 1 announced a revision to Performance Improvement (PI) standard PI:01.01.01, Element of Performance (EP) 4, which has to do with data collection on significant discrepancies between preoperative and postoperative diagnoses. The revision was made after healthcare organizations expressed confusion with the requirement. The…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 2, 2023
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The Joint Commission: Refreshed Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports now available

Editor's Note The Joint Commission on March 1 announced that updated Accelerate PI Dashboard Reports, which provide performance measurement data on certain quality measures, are available for hospitals (HAPs), critical access hospitals (CAHs), ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), and nursing care centers (NCCs). ASC reports contain data through the fourth quarter…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 2, 2023
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Joint statement issued on digital health data exchange of SDOH assessments

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, National Committee for Quality Assurance, and National Quality Forum announced, February 22, the release of a joint statement on digital health data exchange of social determinants of health (SDOH) assessments.  The statement begins with: “Collecting and exchanging data on SDOH connects individuals, healthcare organizations, and…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 27, 2023
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The Joint Commission announces opening of CY 2022 Direct Data Submission Platform

Editor's Note The Joint Commission on February 22 announced the opening of the CY 2022 Direct Data Submission Platform. The opening had been delayed to improve its stability. The delay extends submission deadlines for CY 2022 data and delays the opening of the platform for CY 2023 data. The new…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 23, 2023
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The Joint Commission updates Patient Blood Management certification requirements

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on February 22, announced that it had approved new and revised requirements for hospitals and critical access hospitals in the Patient Blood Management certification program. The program is a voluntary 2-year certification based on the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies Standards for…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 22, 2023
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The Joint Commission, AHA finalize automatic data transfer process

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on February 15, announced that it has finalized the process for an automatic data transfer from the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Get with the Guidelines—Coronary Artery Disease registry directly into its Certification Measure Information Process tool for the Comprehensive Heart Attack Center certification program.  For…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 17, 2023
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The Joint Commission revises CCC Certification program

Editor's Note The Joint Commission, on February 15, announced that its Comprehensive Cardiac Center (CCC) Certification program has been fully revised to:   reduce redundancy  clarify requirements  closely align requirements with other Joint Commission cardiac certification programs.  The revised requirements will be effective July 1. 

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By: Judy Mathias
February 16, 2023
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The Joint Commission, Manchester Specialty Programs collaborate on insurance pricing benefits

Editor's Note The Joint Commission announced on February 9 that it has joined with Manchester Specialty Programs, Inc, to provide insurance pricing benefits to medical staffing firms that have Health Care Staffing Services Certification from The Joint Commission. Available coverage includes workers’ compensation, professional and general liability, as well as…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 10, 2023
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The Joint Commission announces new search site for SUD treatment providers

Editor's Note The Joint Commission on February 1 announced a new search site that is available for finding Joint Commission-accredited organizations that provide substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and the levels of care they provide. Individuals seeking care, providers, state authorities, and payers can search by organization name or location…

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By: Judy Mathias
February 3, 2023
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