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    Accreditation Audit RAFT Task 1 Executive Summary Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) is a hospital that states they are leaders in quality healthcare. To remain a leader in hospital care it is crucial for the hospital to adhere to standards developed by the Joint Commission Accreditation on Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). JCAHO is the organization that accredits and certifies hospitals that meet

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    Hospital Acquired Conditions: Cost‚ Quality‚ and Empowerment Kellyann Curnayn University of Florida Executive Summary The Medias focus regarding the Affordable Care Act has been on its expansion of coverage with little attention given to the provisions that seek to strengthen the delivery system by increasing transparency‚ encouraging efficient models of delivery and embracing innovation. The Affordable Care Act has within it provisions created the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

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    Accreditation and Exercises 2-1 and 3-2 This is a two-part assignment Part One: In preparation for accreditation at its facilities‚ the administration would like the staff to understand the important benefits of accreditation and how undergoing the accreditation process can enhance quality. Go to The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Web site (http://www.jointcommission.org)‚ and answer the following questions. Be sure to set a positive tone that will appeal

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    Accreditation Audit AFT Task 1 Lisa R. Green A. Compliance Status Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) recently implemented processes to meet standards put forth by the Joint Commission to meet and exceed in five primary focus areas. (The Joint Commission.org) The primary focus area that NCH will highlight and potentiate will be in the area of communication. NCH is committed to the core values of safety‚ accountability‚ teamwork‚ and community. These core values cannot be met without clear

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    THE AGENCY FOR ACCREDITATION The accreditation of curricular programs in the Philippines‚ particularly for state universities and colleges‚ is the main function of the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP)‚ Inc. Organized in 1987‚ though officially registered and recognized under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 4‚ 1989‚ it is the youngest of the four (4) accrediting agencies in the country until late 2003. Under its charter

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    REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM MANILA RULES AND REGULATIONS TO GOVERN THE ACCREDITATION OF TERTIARY HOSPITALS FOR MEDICAL TOURISM PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 120 DATED JANUARY 30‚ 1987‚ THE FOLLOWING RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE HEREBY PROMULGATED TO GOVERN THE ACCREDITATION OF TERTIARY HOSPITALS FOR MEDICAL TOURISM. CHAPTER I DEFINITION OF TERMS SECTION 1. DEFINITION OF TERMS - When used in these Rules‚ unless the

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    WGU Accreditation Audit: RAFT Task 1 Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) has thirteen months until their next Joint Commission audit. This report will evaluate Nightingale Hospital’s compliance in The Priority Focus Area of Communication using the Universal Protocol Standards from the Joint Commission Handbook. “The Universal Protocol was created to address the continuing occurrence of wrong site‚ wrong procedure and wrong person surgery and other procedures in Joint Commission accredited organizations”

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    Accreditation Audit-AFT Task 4 Western Governors University Discuss the current compliance status of the healthcare facility. Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH); a 180-bed‚ acute care‚ not for profit organization provides services in critical and emergency care‚ Oncology‚ cardiology‚ general medical and surgical services and neuroscience‚ vascular‚ level II nursery units amongst a few others. Providing these services Nightingale has held

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    to comply with particular criteria. Hospitals are one of the many organizations that must comply with regulations to keep patients and staff safe and as well as maintain the quality of care. Ideally‚ a good care system for patients includes medical professionals as well as friends and family to compliment each other in providing for patient needs. Because patients require care from medical professions in hospitals‚ there are provisions that the hospital must follow. “Compliance means conforming

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    wrong-site‚ wrong-patient mistake is one that should never arise. Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) fully understands the importance of doing away with these errors and has set up protocol to work towards this goal. While the protocol is in place‚ it is not fully compliant with Joint Commission (JC) standards. Standard: UP.01.01.01: Conduct a preprocedure verification process. Nightingale Community Hospital has a Site Identification and Verification policy and procedure. Within this policy‚ and

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    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Introduction JCAHO is an abbreviation for Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is a non-for-profit organization that seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations. It is an organization made up of individuals from the private medical

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    Marketing Research Accreditation Research Project April 25‚ 2011 Being accredited is how an institution is recognized as a university having a legitimate degree program. The value of the degree you receive is based upon accreditation‚ college ranking‚ and the perception of the institutions image in organizations and society. As my problem statement I would like to find out what the value of accreditation is‚ what it takes to become accredited‚ maintain accreditation‚ and why some degrees from accredited

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    Due to a patient near fatal accident‚ the children’s hospital and clinics were looking for any effort to provide a safety patient culture. Julie Morath was hired in 1999 to improve hospital operations; she wanted to make Safety the top priority of the hospital. Julie Morath directed and begun setting up the Patient Safety Initiative at Children’s Hospital and Clinics by making employees obtain the mindset of safety and building a culture. The key steps to her patient safety initiative were the

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    Little Falls Hospital The National Patient Safety Goals are mandated by The Joint Commission. These goals have been formed through years of monitoring patient error reports and near misses of incidents. These are meant to protect the patient and also to reduce litigation for hospitals and staff. Every few years‚ there will be evidence that certain safety measures are being neglected and will be added to the list of goals for measuring by staff. In 2012‚ The Joint Commission added catheter-associated

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    alarming facts‚ and this leads to the question; what is being done to stem the tide of this issue? Having a system in place to ensure hospitals and clinics are living up to a certain standard is the first step. This is a program called accreditation. Accreditation According to the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health care (AAAHC)‚ accreditation is intended to help improve healthcare by taking an outsider look at practices and standards in an ambulatory environment. The AAAHC offers

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    Accreditation Audit Task 4

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    influence patient care and safety while providing the structure for unremitting standards fulfillment. Nightingale Community Hospital is compliant with most standards as set forth by the Joint Commission. However‚ upon inspection and in an effort to stay focused on compliance‚ our standards committee has located a few discrepancies that must be resolved to maintain our accreditation with the Joint Commission. Rather than focus on the discrepancies found within each unit‚ we will look at the trends

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    Accreditation Audit AFT Task 3 Lisa R. Green A1. Evaluation Nightingale Community Hospital (NCH) is committed to upholding the core values of safety‚ accountability‚ teamwork‚ and community. In preparation for the upcoming readiness audit‚ NCH will be launching a corrective action plan in direct response to the recent findings in the tracer patient. Background information on the tracer patient is as follows: 67 year old female postoperative patient recovering from a planned laparoscopic

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    Hospital

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    Hospice General Purpose of the Department: As we have learned‚ the hospice idea is not new. Literally meaning "given to hospitality‚" hospices provided comfort‚ kindness‚ and nourishment to people in need hundreds of years ago. Today‚ hospices offer comfort to people as they near the end of life’s journey. Hospice is a special way of caring for people with terminal illnesses and their families. It is a multidisciplinary health care program that is responsible for palliative and supportive

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    Hospitals

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    Hospital | Philippine Government Hospital | National Center for Mental Health | Manila adventist Medical Center | National Children’s Hospital | Address | | Nueve de Pebrero St.‚ Mauway Mandaluyong City Philippines 1553  | 1975 Donada St. Pasay‚ City | E. Rodriguez st. Quezon City | Former Name | | Insular Psychiatric hospital‚ National Mental Hospital | Manila Sanitarium and Hospital | National Indigent Children’s Hospital | Year established | 10 September‚ 1910 | 1925 | 1929 | February

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    Abstract The team has planned to develop a Hospital Automation System for the well knownhospital called Pannipitiya Nursing Home. Currently the client company depends on an error  – prone software system and a large amount of manual work. Development of a new systemwill help the client company to minimize the work load they handle manually and to eliminatethe faults and errors of the existing software system.This proposed system handles the entire hospital work load under seven major functions namely;

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