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  • The Joint Commission

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    The standards of the Joint Commission are a foundation for an objective evaluation process the may help healthcare organizations measure, assess and improve performance. These standards are focused on organizational functions that are key for providing safe high quality care services. The Joint Commission’s standards set goal expectations of reasonable, achievable and surveyable performance of an organization. Only new standards that are relative to patient safety or care quality, have positive impact

  • Joint Commission Standards

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    Executive Summary Joint Commission Standards Compliance Prepared by: AK- Joint Commission Priority Focus Area: Communication RAFT Task 1 The Joint Commission Priority Focus area for Nightnigale included the four areas: • • • • Information Management Medication Management Infection Control Communication All these priorities focus on the national patients safety goal as the most important in patient management and treatment, and guide the hospitals toward appropriate policies and protocols

  • The Joint Commission Visit

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    The roots of The Joint Commission began in the American College of Surgeons (ACS), founded in 1913, which eventually lead to voluntary onsite inspections of hospitals in 1918. In 1951, The American College of Physicians, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, and the Canadian Medical Association joined forces with the ACS to create the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAH). JCAH was formed as an independent, not-for-profit organization whose primary purpose

  • Joint Commission Essay

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    The Joint Commission is a nonprofit organization that certifies more than 18,000 health care organization and programs throughout the world. Founded in 1951, the Joint Commission provides a national symbol of quality for health care as well as analyzes each organization’s commitment to meeting high quality performance standards. The Joint commission focuses on accrediting Acute Care Hospitals, ambulatory, behavior health, long term care, health care facilities, clinical laboratories, health care

  • Hcs/212 Joint Commission

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    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Sandy Markert HCS/212 March 31, 2013 Corinne McTier Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations or JCAHO was founded in 1951 as a private nonprofit organization that established guidelines for the running and management of hospitals and health care facilities in the United States. According to its website (n.d.), JCAHO’s

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Joint Commission

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    According to the text, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) name was changed to two short words which is just the Joint Commission has many advantages. It is the most honored under the acute care facilities umbrella. The Joint Commission makes the community confidence stronger by using their expertise of services. It has chosen a number of states to fulfill certain requirements. The Joint Commission presents itself very well with the competitive marketplace

  • Joint Commission Accreditation And Certification

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    The joint commission is a “non-for-profit organization the joint commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification are recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards, and their mission is to keep improving healthcare for the public.” ( The Joint Commission takes the participation

  • Joint Commission on Accredidation of Healthcare Organizations

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    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

  • The Role Of The Joint Commission On Accreditation Of Hospitals

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    The role of accreditation in the hospital setting. The history of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals is a story of the health professions’ commitment to patient care of high quality in the 20th century. According to Dr. Ernest Codman, founder of the accreditation system, which would enable hospitals to track every patient it treat long enough to determine whether or not the treatment was effective. If not, the hospital would figure out how to prevent similar failures in the future

  • Essay on Executive Summary for Joint Commission

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    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