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  • Joint Commission

    Joint Commission As reviewing the Joint Commission‚ I learned a lot of information that I didn’t know. Joint Commission accreditation can be earned by many types of health care organizations‚ including hospitals‚ doctor’s offices‚ nursing homes‚ office based surgery centers‚ behavioral health treatment facilities‚ and providers of home care services. There are several different types of health care facilities accredited by the Joint Commission such as‚ Ambulatory Health Care‚ Behavioral Health

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  • Joint Commission

    The Joint Commission Review Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is an organization that develops and maintains standards to promote compliance in regards to acceptable levels of care that should be given to patients. If a facility has been accepted by JCAHO‚ it is like a stamp of approval for the hospital when someone in looking at a hospital for surgery‚ to have their baby‚ etc. JCAHO is not mandatory for a hospital to operate and has no legal power. Southern

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  • Joint Commission History

    The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is a private‚ not for profit organization established in 1951 to evaluate health care organizations that voluntarily seek accreditation. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 16‚000 health care organizations in the United States‚ including 4‚400 hospitals‚ more than 3‚900 home care entities‚ and over 7‚000 other health care organizations that provide behavioral health care‚ laboratory‚ ambulatory care‚ and long term

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  • Executive Summary for Joint Commission

    2012 RAFT Task 1 Executive Summary for Joint Commission Standards Compliance Nightingale Community Hospital provides leadership in quality health services. We also provide compassionate and cost-effective service in the lines of treatment and prevention. Our vision is to be the hospital of choice for patients‚ employees‚ physicians‚ volunteers‚ and the community. In accordance with this the hospital makes sure we follow guidelines laid down by Joint commission Standards. The compliance includes four

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  • Regulatory: Health Care and Joint Commission

    organization‚ succeed in their leadership role in healthcare. This paper will identify important aspects of governmental or other agency such as Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) that governs the health care industry or a particular segment of the industry. In addition‚ this paper will also identify the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) role‚ the impact it has on healthcare‚ the examples how they carry out their duties

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  • Joint Commission on Accredidation of Healthcare Organizations

    of participation. There are three organizations that can accredit hospitals based on the participation requirements– the Joint Commission‚ the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)‚ or the state certification agencies [1]. More than 80% hospitals in the country voluntarily use the Joint Commission for accreditation purposes. Majority of US hospitals use Joint Commission because it has deemed status from CMS unlike the state and other agencies. “CMS is federal and Medicare payment is federal

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  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Jcaho)

    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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  • The Nightingale Hospital Next Joint Commission Inspection.

    13 months away from our next Joint Commission inspection. Although the overall state of compliance for the organization is good‚ there are several areas that have been identified as “Priority Focus Areas” due to a past history of nonconformities. All these areas are related to Information Management and Record of Care‚ Treatment‚ and Services‚ in particular:  A utilization of standardized terminology‚ definitions and abbreviations‚ as described in Joint Commission Accreditation Standard IM.02

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  • Joint Commission- National Patient Safety Goals

    Joint Commission- National Patient Safety Goals Kathy Linkous University of West Florida Joint Commission- National Patient Safety Goals The Joint Commission focuses on certain goals each year. For patient safety and positive outcomes‚ hospitals are required to follow certain standards. National Patient Safety Goals were established in 2002 to help identify areas of concern with patient safety. This group is made up by a panel of experts including nurses‚ doctors‚ pharmacists and many other

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  • The Joint Commission

    Running head: THE JOINT COMMISSION The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals Mary Schwantner NUR 206 Professor L. K. 09-20-2012 The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is a non-profit organization based in the United States that offers accreditation to health care facilities as well as various health programs. The goal of the organization is to “continuously

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