accreditation

Summary

Summary: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.

Top Publications

  1. doi Health service accreditation as a predictor of clinical and organisational performance: a blinded, random, stratified study
    Jeffrey Braithwaite
    University of New South Wales, Level 1 AGSM Building, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:14-21. 2010
  2. ncbi Medication errors observed in 36 health care facilities
    Kenneth N Barker
    Center for Research on Pharmacy Operations and Designs, School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, 128 Miller Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 5506, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1897-903. 2002
  3. ncbi Competency-based medical education in postgraduate medical education
    William F Iobst
    American Board of Internal Medicine, USA
    Med Teach 32:651-6. 2010
  4. doi Establishment of an accreditation system for midwifery education in Afghanistan: maintaining quality during national expansion
    Jeffrey M Smith
    JHPIEGO, Bangkok, Thailand
    Public Health 122:558-67. 2008
  5. ncbi Measurement of the general competencies of the accreditation council for graduate medical education: a systematic review
    Stephen J Lurie
    Office of Curriculum and Assessment, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Acad Med 84:301-9. 2009
  6. doi Quality in health care and globalization of health services: accreditation and regulatory oversight of medical tourism companies
    Leigh G Turner
    Center for Bioethics and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:1-7. 2011
  7. ncbi Building a bridge to accreditation--the role of the National Public Health Performance Standards Program
    Liza C Corso
    Office of Chief of Public Health Practice, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:374-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Accreditation and quality assurance for Radiation Therapy Oncology Group: Multicenter clinical trials using Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in lung cancer
    Robert Timmerman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9183, USA
    Acta Oncol 45:779-86. 2006
  9. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive health behaviors and status in Kenya
    Charlotte Warren
    Population Council, General Accident Insurance House, Ralph Bunche Road, PO Box 17643, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:177. 2011
  10. doi The World Health Organization African region laboratory accreditation process: improving the quality of laboratory systems in the African region
    Guy Michel Gershy-Damet
    Regional Program on AIDS, Inter Country Support Team West Africa, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:393-400. 2010

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  1. doi Health service accreditation as a predictor of clinical and organisational performance: a blinded, random, stratified study
    Jeffrey Braithwaite
    University of New South Wales, Level 1 AGSM Building, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:14-21. 2010
    Despite the widespread use of accreditation in many countries, and prevailing beliefs that accreditation is associated with variables contributing to clinical care and organisational outcomes, little systematic research has been ..
  2. ncbi Medication errors observed in 36 health care facilities
    Kenneth N Barker
    Center for Research on Pharmacy Operations and Designs, School of Pharmacy, Auburn University, 128 Miller Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 5506, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1897-903. 2002
    ..Medication errors are a national concern...
  3. ncbi Competency-based medical education in postgraduate medical education
    William F Iobst
    American Board of Internal Medicine, USA
    Med Teach 32:651-6. 2010
    ....
  4. doi Establishment of an accreditation system for midwifery education in Afghanistan: maintaining quality during national expansion
    Jeffrey M Smith
    JHPIEGO, Bangkok, Thailand
    Public Health 122:558-67. 2008
    ..To establish a mechanism for ensuring and regulating quality of pre-service midwifery education in Afghanistan during a period of intense expansion...
  5. ncbi Measurement of the general competencies of the accreditation council for graduate medical education: a systematic review
    Stephen J Lurie
    Office of Curriculum and Assessment, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Acad Med 84:301-9. 2009
    To evaluate published evidence that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's six general competencies can each be measured in a valid and reliable way.
  6. doi Quality in health care and globalization of health services: accreditation and regulatory oversight of medical tourism companies
    Leigh G Turner
    Center for Bioethics and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:1-7. 2011
    ..Medical tourism companies should have to undergo accreditation review. Care should be arranged only at accredited international health-care facilities...
  7. ncbi Building a bridge to accreditation--the role of the National Public Health Performance Standards Program
    Liza C Corso
    Office of Chief of Public Health Practice, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:374-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Accreditation and quality assurance for Radiation Therapy Oncology Group: Multicenter clinical trials using Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in lung cancer
    Robert Timmerman
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9183, USA
    Acta Oncol 45:779-86. 2006
    ..selection, method of dosimetry construction, equipment requirements, motion assessments and control, site accreditation, data exchange, and follow-up policies were worked out by compromise and consensus...
  9. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive health behaviors and status in Kenya
    Charlotte Warren
    Population Council, General Accident Insurance House, Ralph Bunche Road, PO Box 17643, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:177. 2011
    ..Population Council, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, intends to generate evidence around the 'voucher and accreditation' approaches to improving the reproductive health of low income women in Kenya.
  10. doi The World Health Organization African region laboratory accreditation process: improving the quality of laboratory systems in the African region
    Guy Michel Gershy-Damet
    Regional Program on AIDS, Inter Country Support Team West Africa, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:393-400. 2010
    ..WHO AFRO's accreditation process is not intended to replace established ISO 15189 accreditation schemes, but rather to provide an ..
  11. ncbi A national survey of the effect of sleep medicine specialists and American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation on management of obstructive sleep apnea
    Sairam Parthasarathy
    Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:133-42. 2006
    To study the effect of American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation of sleep centers and sleep-medicine certification of physicians on the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
  12. doi Framing medical tourism: an examination of appeal, risk, convalescence, accreditation, and interactivity in medical tourism web sites
    Alicia Mason
    Department of Communication, Pittsburgh State University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 73019, USA
    J Health Commun 16:163-77. 2011
    ..The authors discuss the implications of these findings concerning the framing of medical tourism Web site content, future directions for research, and limitations...
  13. ncbi Virtual colonoscopy training and accreditation: a national survey of radiologist experience and attitudes in the UK
    D Burling
    St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
    Clin Radiol 62:651-9. 2007
    Expert consensus recommends directed training and possibly in the future, formal accreditation before independent virtual colonoscopy (VC) reporting...
  14. ncbi How good is the ACR accreditation phantom for assessing image quality in digital mammography?
    Walter Huda
    Department of Radiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Acad Radiol 9:764-72. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation phantom for assessing image quality in digital mammography.
  15. ncbi Global standards and accreditation in medical education: a view from the WFME
    Hans Karle
    World Federation for Medical Education, Denmark
    Acad Med 81:S43-8. 2006
    ..This situation accentuates the need to define standards and introduce effective and transparent accreditation systems...
  16. doi Quality improvement and accreditation: what might it look like?
    Kaye Bender
    Public Health Accreditation Board, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:79-82. 2010
    Following the 2006 release of the Exploring Accreditation Project report on the desirability and feasibility of establishing a national voluntary public health accreditation program, the Public Health Accreditation Board was established...
  17. ncbi FELASA guidelines for the accreditation of health monitoring programs and testing laboratories involved in health monitoring
    Werner Nicklas
    German Society for Laboratory Animal Science, Germany
    Lab Anim (NY) 39:43-8. 2010
    ..In this article, the authors (who are members of the FELASA working group Accreditation Board for Health Monitoring) describe the guidelines of the FELASA health monitoring accreditation process...
  18. ncbi A stakeholder approach towards hospital accreditation in India
    S Nandraj
    Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT, Mumbai, India
    Health Policy Plan 16:70-9. 2001
    b>Accreditation has been recommended as a mechanism for assuring the quality of private sector health services in low-income countries, especially where regulatory systems are weak...
  19. ncbi Accreditation of education institutes by the American College of Surgeons: a new program folowing an old tradition
    Carlos A Pellegrini
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Bull Am Coll Surg 91:8-12. 2006
  20. doi Residents' perspectives on the learning environment: data from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education resident survey
    Kathleen D Holt
    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, Illinois 60654, USA
    Acad Med 85:512-8. 2010
    Residents' assessment of their learning environment is an important element of residency accreditation and a strong predictor of resident satisfaction...
  21. doi Association of risky alcohol consumption and accreditation in the 'Good Sports' alcohol management programme
    Bosco Rowland
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, 22 Burwood Highway, Victoria, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:684-90. 2012
    ....
  22. pmc Public health department accreditation implementation: transforming public health department performance
    William J Riley
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:237-42. 2012
    In response to a call for improved quality and consistency in public health departments, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is leading a voluntary public health accreditation initiative in the United States...
  23. ncbi Review of the first 50 cases completed by the RACR mammography QA programme: phantom image quality, processor control and dose considerations
    D McLean
    School of Medical Radiation Technology, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Australas Radiol 41:387-91. 1997
    ..These initial results for the accreditation process probably reflect an initial period of adjustment, as seen by the high pass rate achieved by centres ..
  24. pmc The state of evaluation in internal medicine residency
    Saima I Chaudhry
    Department of Medicine and Office of Graduate Medical Education, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1010-5. 2008
    There are no nationwide data on the methods residency programs are using to assess trainee competence. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has recommended tools that programs can use to evaluate their ..
  25. pmc Impact of accreditation on the quality of healthcare services: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdullah Alkhenizan
    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 31:407-16. 2011
    b>Accreditation is usually a voluntary program in which trained external peer reviewers evaluate a healthcare organization's compliance and compare it with pre-established performance standards...
  26. ncbi The ACR's Mammography Accreditation Program: ten years of experience since MQSA
    Judy M Destouet
    Advanced Radiology
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:585-94. 2005
    The ACR's Mammography Accreditation Program has been helping facilities improve the quality of mammography through peer review and professional feedback since 1987...
  27. ncbi Volume and accreditation, but not specialty, affect quality standards in colonoscopy
    A Bhangu
    Department of General Surgery, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Heart of England NHS Trust, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Br J Surg 99:1436-44. 2012
    ..There are known variations in colonoscopic performance, and investigation of factors causing this is needed. This study aimed to analyse the impact of endoscopist specialty and procedural volume on the quality of colonoscopy...
  28. ncbi A step-by-step approach to curriculum review
    Nancy C Davenport
    Ball State University, School of Nursing, 2000 University Ave, Muncie IN 47306, USA
    Nurse Educ 34:181-5. 2009
    ..The authors describe how using a master curriculum review plan actively involved all full-time undergraduate faculty in the evaluation process and facilitated completion of the review in a reasonable time frame...
  29. doi Development of an accreditation program for Point of Care Testing (PoCT) in general practice
    Rosy Tirimacco
    Integrated Cardiovascular Clinical Network, Country Health South Australia, Mark Oliphant Building, Science Park, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:230-4. 2011
    To describe the development and evaluation of an accreditation program for Point of Care Testing (PoCT) in general practice, which was part of the PoCT in general practice (GP) Trial conducted in 2005-07 and funded by the Australian ..
  30. doi Laboratory accreditation in Thailand: a systemic approach
    Naiyana Wattanasri
    Medical Technology Council of Thailand, The Government Complex Commemorating His Majesty the King s 80th Birthday Anniversary 5th December, B E 2550 2007 120 Moo 3 Chaengwattana Rd, Lak Si District, Bangkok 10210 Thailand
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:534-40. 2010
    ..International accreditation can increase recognition of laboratory quality, but it is difficult to reach for many laboratories, especially ..
  31. ncbi Accreditation of medical laboratories in Croatia--experiences of the Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital "Merkur", Zagreb
    Zlata Flegar-Meštrić
    Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Merkur, Zagreb, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 34:181-6. 2010
    ..15189, Medical laboratories--Particular requirements for quality and competence) was established and accepted, accreditation has become practical, generally accepted method of quality management and confirmation of technical competence ..
  32. ncbi Enabling quality improvement within primary healthcare through the CCHSA accreditation program
    Wendy Nicklin
    Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation
    Healthc Pap 8:48-53; discussion 64-7. 2008
    ..The Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation (CCHSA) is an enabler to change and is committed to contributing to the strengthening of primary healthcare...
  33. ncbi How many cases are enough for accreditation in sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer?
    Elias E Sanidas
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Crete University Medical School, Greece
    Am J Surg 185:202-10. 2003
    ..There is considerable argument concerning the number of sentinel node biopsy cases with axillary dissection that surgeons should perform before they are eligible on abandoning axillary dissection in negative sentinel node patients...
  34. doi The role of standards and training in preparing for accreditation
    Sheila Woodcock
    QSE Consulting, Rose Bay, Canada
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:388-92. 2010
    ..Quality management tools are being used to improve practices, with accreditation being a means to demonstrate that standards are being met...
  35. ncbi Clinical record keeping by general dental practitioners piloting the Denplan 'Excel' accreditation programme
    R S Ireland
    The University of Liverpool, Liverpool University School of Dentistry
    Br Dent J 191:260-3. 2001
    ..Clinical record keeping is one area where standards are monitored. This study reports changes in record keeping at patient recall appointments following the implementation of the Denplan Excel programme...
  36. doi The impact of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours, the July phenomenon, and hospital teaching status on stroke outcomes
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:232-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of the new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty hour regulations on AIS outcomes including inhospital ..
  37. doi The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education resident duty hour new standards: history, changes, and impact on staffing of intensive care units
    Stephen M Pastores
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2540-9. 2011
    The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recently released new standards for supervision and duty hours for residency programs. These new standards, which will affect over 100,000 residents, take effect in July 2011...
  38. doi Developing and implementing quality standards for memory services: The Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP)
    Emily Doncaster
    Royal College of Psychiatrists, Centre for Quality Improvement, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 15:23-33. 2011
    ..A nationally agreed set of quality standards would help fulfil this need for UK memory services...
  39. pmc Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive behaviors and RH status: Bangladesh
    Ubaidur Rob
    Population Council, House CES B 21, Road 118, Gulshan, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:257. 2011
    ..Initial findings from the few assessments of reproductive health voucher-and-accreditation programs suggest that, if implemented well, these programs have great potential for achieving the policy ..
  40. doi Reproductive tourism in Argentina: clinic accreditation and its implications for consumers, health professionals and policy makers
    Elise Smith
    Programmes de bioethique, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, succ Centre Ville Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev World Bioeth 10:59-69. 2010
    ..It is in the best interests of consumers, health professionals and policy makers that the reproductive tourism industry adopts safe and responsible medical practices...
  41. doi Community health program evaluation using accreditation as a framework
    Janet Hahn Severance
    Research Department, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
    Eval Health Prof 32:59-68. 2009
    ..improve their evaluation efforts relatively easily by building on what they already know: the Joint Commission accreditation process...
  42. doi Perspectives on health promotion competencies and accreditation in Europe
    Arantxa Santa-María Morales
    El Escorial Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Glob Health Promot 16:21-31. 2009
    ..led by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education, in the context of developing a pan-European accreditation system...
  43. ncbi Meeting the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies using established residency training program assessment tools
    Karen J Brasel
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Surg 188:9-12. 2004
    Most existing residency evaluation tools were constructed to evaluate the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies.
  44. doi An analysis of the Association of Society of Chest Pain Centers Accreditation to American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction guideline adherence
    Abhinav Chandra
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:17-25. 2009
    Since 2003, the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) has provided hospital accreditation for acute coronary syndrome care processes...
  45. ncbi Distributed leadership to mobilise capacity for accreditation research
    David Greenfield
    Centre for Clinical Governance Research, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 23:255-67. 2009
    ..The lessons learned and principles arising from the experience of providing distributed leadership to mobilise capacity for quality and safety research when researching health care accreditation in Australia are presented.
  46. ncbi Outcome analysis of Pennsylvania trauma centers: factors predictive of nonsurvival in seriously injured patients
    M D Pasquale
    Department of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 50:465-72; discussion 473-4. 2001
    ..Trauma center characteristics selected for evaluation were level of accreditation, volume of trauma admissions, presence of in-house trauma surgeons, presence of a surgical residency program, ..
  47. ncbi European guidelines for the accreditation of Sleep Medicine Centres
    Dirk Pevernagie
    Sleep Disorders Centre, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    J Sleep Res 15:231-8. 2006
    This document describes guidelines for accreditation of Sleep Medicine Centres in Europe...
  48. ncbi Do licensing and accreditation matter in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs?
    Rebecca Wells
    Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, 1104 F McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:43-50. 2007
    Licensing and accreditation are widely used to improve and convey organizational quality...
  49. doi Chest pain center accreditation is associated with better performance of centers for Medicare and Medicaid services core measures for acute myocardial infarction
    Michael A Ross
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:120-4. 2008
    ..1, 2005, to December 31, 2005, on the basis of the presence or absence of Society of Chest Pain Centers accreditation. Data were obtained from the Web sites of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Hospital Compare), ..
  50. ncbi Optimal learning environments from the perspective of resident physicians and associations with accreditation length
    Carol R Thrush
    Acad Med 82:S121-5. 2007
    ..Indicators of program quality in graduate medical education have not been thoroughly well developed or studied. This study explores resident physicians' perceptions of program quality and associations with an external quality indicator...
  51. ncbi What predicts residency accreditation cycle length? Results of a national survey
    Saima I Chaudhry
    Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
    Acad Med 84:356-61. 2009
    ..whether residency program baseline characteristics, program director characteristics, and the date of the most recent Accrediation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) site visit would affect program accreditation cycle length.
  52. ncbi The effects of a randomised multi-centre trial and international accreditation on availability and quality of clinical guidelines
    Anne Benedicte Juul
    The Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre for Clinical Intervention Research, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 18:321-8. 2005
    To examine the availability and quality of clinical guidelines on perioperative diabetes care in hospital units before and after a randomised clinical trial (RCT) and international accreditation.
  53. ncbi Quality of care in accredited and nonaccredited ambulatory surgical centers
    Nir Menachemi
    Center on Patient Safety, Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:546-51. 2008
    ..Quality outcomes in ASCs accredited by either the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) or The Joint Commission were compared with those of ..
  54. ncbi Are accreditation surveys reliable?
    David Greenfield
    Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:105-16. 2009
    The purpose of this article is to test whether healthcare accreditation survey processes are reliable.
  55. ncbi Benefits of participating in accreditation surveying
    Judith Lancaster
    Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:141-52. 2010
    This paper aims to explore how surveying benefits accreditation surveyors and the organisations in which they are regularly employed...
  56. ncbi The role of accreditation in an era of market-driven accountability
    L Gregory Pawlson
    National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:290-3. 2005
    b>Accreditation has been widely used to promote accountability in healthcare...
  57. doi Evaluation of accreditation program in non-governmental organizations' health units in Egypt: short-term outcomes
    Mahi Al Tehewy
    Community Medicine, Healthcare Quality Unit, Ain Shams Faculty of Medicine, Abassia, 86 Asmaa Fahmy Street, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:183-9. 2009
    To determine the effect of accreditation of non-governmental organizations' health units on patient satisfaction and provider satisfaction and the output of accreditation on compliance to some accreditation standards.
  58. ncbi National survey of the status of infection surveillance and control programs in acute care hospitals with more than 300 beds in the Republic of Korea
    Hyang Soon Oh
    Infection Control Service, Seoul National University Hospital, Republic of Korea
    Am J Infect Control 34:223-33. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to assess the status of infection surveillance and control programs (ISCPs) and to analyze the trends associated with ISCP implementation since the first program was established in Korea in 1991...
  59. pmc Perceived stress among nursing and administration staff related to accreditation
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76708 7334, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 19:376-86. 2010
    ..Nurses in hospital administration and management positions may experience workplace stress, which can have important consequences on the health and well-being...
  60. ncbi Coming together, moving apart: a history of the term allied health in education, accreditation, and practice
    Fred G Donini-Lenhoff
    Department of Medical Education Products, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    J Allied Health 37:45-52. 2008
    ..medical technician/technologist, and athletic training review committees, have left the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) system to form their own, profession-specific accrediting bodies...
  61. ncbi The impact of trauma centre accreditation on patient outcome
    James N DeBritz
    Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Maryland School of Medicine, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Centre, 22 South Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, United States
    Injury 37:1166-71. 2006
    Trauma centre accreditation originated as a North American initiative in the 1970's with the aim of standardising and improving care for injured patients...
  62. doi Impact of laboratory accreditation on patient care and the health system
    Trevor F Peter
    Clinton Health Access Initiative, 383 Dorchester Ave, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02127, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 134:550-5. 2010
    b>Accreditation is emerging as a preferred framework for building quality medical laboratory systems in resource-limited settings...
  63. doi Impact of hospital accreditation on infection control programs in teaching hospitals in Japan
    Miho Sekimoto
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Infect Control 36:212-9. 2008
    ..Hospital accreditation may have a positive impact on IC program performance...
  64. pmc Should we have confidence if a physician is accredited? A study of the relative impacts of accreditation and insurance payments on quality of care in the Philippines
    Stella A Quimbo
    University of the Philippines, Economics, Quezon City, Philippines
    Soc Sci Med 67:505-10. 2008
    It is unclear whether health provider accreditation ensures or promotes quality of care...
  65. pmc The ambulatory long-block: an accreditation council for graduate medical education (ACGME) educational innovations project (EIP)
    Eric J Warm
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:921-6. 2008
    ..Historical bias toward service-oriented inpatient graduate medical education experiences has hindered both resident education and care of patients in the ambulatory setting...
  66. doi Sustainable healthcare accreditation: messages from Europe in 2009
    Charles D Shaw
    European Society for Quality in Healthcare, Limerick, Ireland
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:341-50. 2010
    Healthcare accreditation has grown rapidly since the 1980s but critics question the value of accreditation rather than certification or inspection...
  67. doi Health sector accreditation research: a systematic review
    David Greenfield
    Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:172-83. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze research into accreditation and accreditation processes.
  68. ncbi Hospital accreditation and the surgeon: the Canadian experience
    J A Robblee
    Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Surgeon 2:321-6. 2004
    b>Accreditation is an internationally recognised process through which healthcare organisations are able to improve the safety and quality of services delivered to patients...
  69. ncbi States gathering momentum: promising strategies for accreditation and assessment activities in multistate learning collaborative applicant States
    Glen Mays
    Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:364-73. 2007
    Strategies for establishing a national voluntary public health agency accreditation program have been gathering momentum...
  70. doi New standards and criteria for accreditation of hospitals and posts for surgical training
    John P Collins
    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 78:277-81. 2008
    b>Accreditation of hospitals, other health-care facilities and the surgical posts involved is an important part of ensuring that trainees are working in an environment where their teaching and learning equip them with the competencies ..
  71. ncbi Accreditation of hospitals in Lebanon: a challenging experience
    W Ammar
    Ministry of Public Health, Beirut, Lebanon
    East Mediterr Health J 13:138-49. 2007
    ..the impetus for change has come from the Ministry of Public Health, which has supported the development of an accreditation programme for hospitals...
  72. ncbi The impact of the accreditation council for graduate medical education work-hour regulations on the surgical experience of orthopaedic surgery residents
    Alexander J Pappas
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117 1026, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:904-9. 2007
    ..to review the operative experience of orthopaedic surgery residents before and after the adoption of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty-hour guidelines would provide important information in this debate.
  73. ncbi Linking accreditation and public health outcomes: a logic model approach
    Brenda M Joly
    Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 13:349-56. 2007
    Emerging public health standards, performance assessment tools, and accreditation models hold significant promise for defining and standardizing public health practice, yet the lack of empirical research on their relationship to outcomes ..
  74. ncbi Program report cards: evaluation across multiple residency programs at one institution
    Roy Phitayakorn
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Acad Med 82:608-15. 2007
    ..In the future, the authors hope to work closely with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and/or the group on resident affairs of the Association of American ..
  75. doi Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity
    Jay Jagannathan
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Neurosurg 110:820-7. 2009
    ..hours reduce errors and make resident life safer, few authors have specifically analyzed the effect of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour limits on neurosurgical resident education and the ..
  76. ncbi The debate over residents' work hours
    Robert Steinbrook
    N Engl J Med 347:1296-302. 2002
  77. pmc Review of failed CT phantom image evaluations in 2005 and 2006 by the CT accreditation program of the Korean Institute for Accreditation of Medical Image
    Hye Jung Park
    Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 9:354-63. 2008
    The CT accreditation program was established in 2004 by the Korean Institute for Accreditation of Medical Image (KIAMI) to confirm that there was proper quality assurance of computed tomography (CT) images...
  78. ncbi Overview of accreditation of undergraduate medical education programmes worldwide
    Marta van Zanten
    Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Educ 42:930-7. 2008
    There is significant variation in the structure and quality of undergraduate medical education around the world. Accreditation processes can encourage institutional improvement and help promote high-quality education experiences.
  79. pmc Echocardiography practice, training and accreditation in the intensive care: document for the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS)
    Susanna Price
    Adult Intensive Care Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, SW36NP London, UK
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 6:49. 2008
    ..Further, existing echocardiography accreditation does not reflect the requirements of the ICU practitioner...
  80. ncbi Care of critically ill surgical patients using the 80-hour Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education work-week guidelines: a survey of current strategies
    Chad R Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper University Hospital, Camden 08103, USA
    Am Surg 72:497-9. 2006
    ..The overall outcome of these new strategies still needs to be assessed before any beneficial results can be demonstrated...
  81. ncbi Relationship between performance measurement and accreditation: implications for quality of care and patient safety
    Marlene R Miller
    Advisory Council on Performance Measurement for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations JCAHO and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    Am J Med Qual 20:239-52. 2005
    This study examined the association between the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation scores and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Inpatient Quality Indicators and Patient ..
  82. ncbi Accreditation of undergraduate medical training programs: practices in nine developing countries as compared with the United States
    Jose Cueto
    De La Salle University College of Medicine, Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 19:207-22. 2006
    Undergraduate medical training program accreditation is practiced in many countries, but information from developing countries is sparse...
  83. ncbi Accreditation of undergraduate and graduate medical education: how do the standards contribute to quality?
    Deborah J Davis
    Center for Clinical Education, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 11:305-13. 2006
    b>Accreditation organizations such as the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) are charged with ..
  84. doi The impact of hospital accreditation on quality of care: perception of Lebanese nurses
    Fadi El-Jardali
    Health Management and Policy Department, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:363-71. 2008
    In developing countries, accreditation is increasingly being used as a tool for government regulation to guarantee quality of care...
  85. ncbi Accreditation: a cultural control strategy
    André Paccioni
    Centre of Interdisciplinary Research on Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:146-58. 2008
    The purpose of this paper is to describe and understand the effects of the accreditation process on organizational control and quality management practices in two Quebec primary-care health organizations.
  86. ncbi The reform of the hospital accreditation system in Taiwan
    Cathy H Y Wung
    Taiwan Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation and Quality Improvement
    World Hosp Health Serv 44:14-5, 18. 2008
    The Taiwan Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation and Quality Improvement (TJCHA) began to reform the hospital accreditation system in 2003 to improve health care quality with emphasis on patient-centredness and safety...
  87. ncbi [Practice guidelines and accreditation: highlights from 50 years of quality management by the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
    C J in 't Veld
    Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap, afd Implementatie, Postbus 3231, 3502 GE Utrecht
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2916-9. 2007
    ..The NHG practice accreditation programme is a new method for measuring and improving practice quality...
  88. ncbi The phantom portion of the American College of Radiology (ACR) computed tomography (CT) accreditation program: practical tips, artifact examples, and pitfalls to avoid
    Cynthia H McCollough
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Phys 31:2423-42. 2004
    The ACR CT accreditation program, begun in 2002, requires the submission of approximately 20 images, several completed data sheets and printouts of three Excel worksheets...
  89. ncbi Moving to global standards for accreditation processes: the ExPeRT Project in a larger context. External Peer Review Techniques
    E G Heidemann
    Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:227-30. 2000
    ..effort to examine and compare methods of health care evaluation currently in use, includes an assessment of accreditation as one such method...
  90. ncbi National Committee on Quality Assurance health-plan accreditation: predictors, correlates of performance, and market impact
    Nancy Dean Beaulieu
    Harvard Business School, Baker West 284, Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02163, USA
    Med Care 40:325-37. 2002
    b>Accreditation of health care organizations has traditionally been considered a building block of quality assurance...
  91. ncbi JCAHO accreditation and quality of care for acute myocardial infarction
    Jersey Chen
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:243-54. 2003
    We examined the association between JCAHO accreditation of hospitals, those hospitals' quality of care, and survival among Medicare patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction...
  92. ncbi Hospital accreditation and patient satisfaction: testing the relationship
    Albert J Heuer
    Departments of Cardiopulmonary Science and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:46-51. 2004
    ..a study that examines the relationship between two principal measures of institutional healthcare quality: accreditation scores and independently measured patient-satisfaction ratings...
  93. pmc Accreditation of general practices: challenges and lessons
    S A Buetow
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:129-35. 2003
    To flourish, practice accreditation must meet challenges...
  94. ncbi Clinical indicators in accreditation: an effective stimulus to improve patient care
    B T Collopy
    ACHS Care Evaluation Program 1989 1999
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:211-6. 2000
    ..Standards (ACHS) established the Care Evaluation Program (CEP) of clinical performance measures in its accreditation program to increase the clinical component of that program and to increase medical practitioner involvement in ..
  95. ncbi External quality mechanisms for health care: summary of the ExPeRT project on visitatie, accreditation, EFQM and ISO assessment in European Union countries. External Peer Review Techniques. European Foundation for Quality Management. International Organiz
    C D Shaw
    CASPE Research, London, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:169-75. 2000
    ..Although the emphasis of this project and of this issue of the Journal is on Europe, the conclusions are more widely relevant...
  96. doi Accreditation of the PGD laboratory
    J C Harper
    UCL Centre for PG and D, Institute for Women s Health, University College London, 86 96 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
    Hum Reprod 25:1051-65. 2010
    b>Accreditation according to an internationally recognized standard is increasingly acknowledged as the single most effective route to comprehensive laboratory quality assurance, and many countries are progressively moving towards ..
  97. ncbi A new model for accreditation of residency programs in internal medicine
    Allan H Goroll
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Ambulatory Care Center, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:902-9. 2004
    ..This paper, from the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, proposes a new outcomes-based accreditation strategy for residency ..
  98. ncbi Results of the first 100 accreditation procedures in France
    Valentin Daucourt
    Comité de coordination de l évaluation clinique et de la qualité en Aquitaine, Hopital Xavier Arnozan, 33604 Pessac Cedex, France
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:463-71. 2003
    ..of needed improvement that were most frequently identified in the first 100 accredited hospitals by the French Accreditation College (FAC) according to the standards manual...
  99. ncbi The practice accreditation and improvement survey (PAIS). What patients think
    M Greco
    Research and Development Support Unit, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Aust Fam Physician 30:1096-100. 2001
    The Practice Accreditation and Improvement Survey (PAIS) is an endorsed instrument by the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) for seeking patient views as part of the accreditation of Australian general practices.
  100. ncbi The critical role of outcomes assessment in veterinary medical accreditation
    Deborah T Kochevar
    Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas AandM University, College Station, TX 77843 4466, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 31:116-9. 2004
  101. ncbi How can we improve the quality of health care in Japan? Learning from JCQHC hospital accreditation
    Masahiro Hirose
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Yoshida Konoe chou, Sakyou ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Health Policy 66:29-49. 2003
    ..Then in 1995, the Japan Council for Quality Health Care (JCQHC) was founded to implement the third party accreditation of hospitals...

Research Grants79

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Grant
    Faye Grimsley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The program was established in 1980 and accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) in 1998...
  2. SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER
    Joseph Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Funding is also requested for 4 resource-related research projects and the pilot project program. Improvement and Modernization includes funds for equipment and alterations and renovations. ..
  3. SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER
    Joseph Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ONPRC is an Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accredited institute and adheres to all PHS policies and USDA regulatory ..
  4. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..All animal facilities are accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International, have Animal Welfare Assurance approval (A3343-01), and are registered ..
  5. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression of RHD in the Fetus?
    Pirooz Eghtesady; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In 2007, CCHMC was awarded full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs confirming the strength and ..
  6. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Expression of RHD in the Fetus?
    Pirooz Eghtesady; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In 2007, CCHMC was awarded full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs confirming the strength and ..
  7. Improving Air Quality for Laboratory Animal Research
    Sharron S Quisenberry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Iowa State University proposes to bring up to accreditation standards the under-designed HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) system in 12,697 net square feet (21,162 gross square feet) ..
  8. Improving substance abuse counseling adherence using web-based videoconferencing
    Van L King; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..be the first to evaluate the efficacy of using one of these accredited (by Joint Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) web-based platforms (eGetgoingTM, CRC Health Group, Inc...
  9. Improving substance abuse counseling adherence using web-based videoconferencing
    Van King; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..be the first to evaluate the efficacy of using one of these accredited (by Joint Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) web-based platforms (eGetgoingTM, CRC Health Group, Inc...
  10. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    John Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are also addressing accreditation requirements set by AAALAC International because we anticipate applying for program status evaluation once the ..
  11. IMPROVING ANIMAL RESOURCES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
    Sylvia Kondo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Institution is committed to achieving re- accreditation through the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC)...
  12. Appalachian Training Program in Occupational Health and*
    Christopher Martin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The residency has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) since 1998...
  13. SPECIFIC PATHOGEN-FREE ANIMAL BREEDING COLONY
    David Taub; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..behavioral, reproductive, genealogical and biographic data on all animals; to secure and maintain AAALAC accreditation; to continue to provide a centralized facility for compiling and analyzing demographic data from all NIH SPF ..
  14. SPECIFIC PATHOGEN FREE MACAQUE BREEDING PROGRAM
    M Izard; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..behavioral, reproductive, genealogical and biographic data on all animals; to secure and maintain AAALAC accreditation; to continue to provide a centralized facility for compiling and analyzing demographic data from all NIH SPF ..
  15. DEVELOPMENT OF A SPF PIGTAIL MACAQUE BREEDING COLONY
    ROBERT DRUILHET; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..involved; to maximize containment and control of the SPF breeder complex; to continue to maintain AAALAC accreditation; to maintain computerized historical and demographic data on the colony and its members; and to provide ..
  16. DEVELOPMENT OF A SPF PIGTAIL MACAQUE BREEDING COLONY
    ROBERT DRUILHET; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..involved; to maximize containment and control of the SPF breeder complex; to continue to maintain AAALAC accreditation; to maintain computerized historical and demographic data on the colony and its members; and to provide ..
  17. REMODELING RESEARCH ANIMAL ROOMS
    DONALD MAUL; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..aim of this animal resource improvement proposal is to continue the University's progress toward AAALAC accreditation. The University is 80-85% complete in renovation of all lab animal facilities but some are outdated and must ..
  18. An open-source public domain health risk assessment for use in primary care
    Joseph J Sudano; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Additionally, the 2009 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) release of their accreditation requirements for health plans, preferred provider organizations, managed care organizations and health and ..
  19. Work Hour Regulation for Physician Trainees: Educational and Clinical Outcomes
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Regulation of work hours for physicians in training was put in place by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in 2003, long after similar regulations were implemented in trucking, aviation, and in other ..
  20. Work Hour Regulation for Physician Trainees: Educational and Clinical Outcomes
    Kevin G Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Regulation of work hours for physicians in training was put in place by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in 2003, long after similar regulations were implemented in trucking, aviation, and in other ..
  21. CONFERENCE: EFFECTIVENESS/OUTCOMES-HEALTH CARE SERVICES
    KAREN O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..of AHCPR with activities currently underway at Health Care Financing Administration, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, National Library of Medicine, National Center for Nursing Research and Division ..
  22. Enhancing the Disclosure of Medical Errors to Patients
    Thomas Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..While disclosure is desired by patients, respects ethical principles, and is required by accreditation standards, error disclosure may be uncommon...
  23. EQUIPMENT REQUEST
    DONALD MAUL; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..of this animal resource improvement proposal is to allow the University to oontinue progress toward AAALAC accreditation which is progressing well with the help of two recent renovation grants from NIH...
  24. Tissue imaging, biochemistry, and morphology
    Michael Hogan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Clinical: "- NA Animal: UCSD is fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care. There are currently over 92,000 sq. ft. of animal facilities at 24 locations...
  25. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    NOEL LEHNER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..and to comply with and maintain the standards of the federal Animal Welfare Law, the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, and Public Health Service policy...
  26. Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Grant
    Faye Grimsley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The program was established in 1980 and accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) in 1998...
  27. Facial Expression During Pain
    MAMOONA ARIF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO) require that pain be assessed in "all patients" and it be considered the "..
  28. Research Animal Support
    PEGGY TAYLOR TINKEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..All animal facilities are accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International, have Animal Welfare Assurance approval (A3343-01), and are registered ..
  29. Core--Laboratory Animal Facility
    Robert Young; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The Facilities are fully accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC) and are designated as registered research Facilities by the ..
  30. MBRS
    JOSE TORRES RUIZ; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..through R01's and R29's, c) obtaining basic and necessary equipment for infrastructure, d) obtaining full accreditation of our new Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences. In addition to the former senior faculty research projects of Dr. J...
  31. An Animal Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory for Stony Brook University
    Samuel L Stanley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of federal and state laws, and the standards recommended by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care. An administrative management team consisting of a PI (Dr. Samuel L...
  32. HOSPICE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Douglas Ross; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..will be done within the framework of the six core competencies for residency education specified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) "Outcomes Project...
  33. Facial Expression During Pain
    MAMOONA ARIF; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO) require that pain be assessed in "all patients" and it be considered the "..
  34. MBRS PROGRAM AT THE PONCE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    JOSE TORRES RUIZ; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..through R01's and R29's, c) obtaining basic and necessary equipment for infrastructure, d) obtaining full accreditation of our new Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences. In addition to the former senior faculty research projects of Dr. J...
  35. MBRS PROGRAM AT THE PONCE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    JOSE TORRES RUIZ; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..through R01's and R29's, c) obtaining basic and necessary equipment for infrastructure, d) obtaining full accreditation of our new Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences. In addition to the former senior faculty research projects of Dr. J...
  36. HOSPICE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Douglas Ross; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will be done within the framework of the six core competencies for residency education specified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) "Outcomes Project...
  37. HOSPICE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    DOUGLAS DONALD ROSS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will be done within the framework of the six core competencies for residency education specified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) "Outcomes Project...
  38. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL FACILITY
    Gordon Hard; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The facility has received full accreditation by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) since being established in ..
  39. HOSPICE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Douglas Ross; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..will be done within the framework of the six core competencies for residency education specified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) "Outcomes Project...
  40. IMPROVING UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ANIMAL RESOURCES
    LEONARD PETERS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The goals are to maintain Medical Center accreditation, to obtain AAALAC accreditation for all animal related campus facilities, and to ensure that all laboratory ..
  41. Advancing Research in Health Literacy
    Michael Paasche Orlow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, American Medical Association, and Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospital Organizations among others...
  42. ADULT SCIENCE EDUCATION--BRIDGING THE GAP
    CARLTON ERICKSON; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..education reviews, sometimes with accompanying videotape packages for those who require professional accreditation; and interactive computer-based programs which cover material presented in the symposia and workshops...
  43. ADULT SCIENCE EDUCATION--BRIDGING THE GAP
    CARLTON ERICKSON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..education reviews, sometimes with accompanying videotape packages for those who require professional accreditation; and interactive computer-based programs which cover material presented in the symposia and workshops...
  44. Human Subjects Research Enhancements Program
    James Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of interest reporting, to establish data-driven performance improvement standards guided by regulatory, accreditation and best-practice criteria, and to share the educational materials already developed with IRBs in the Houston ..
  45. IMPROVING THE INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES FACILITY
    BERNADETTE DUNHAM; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..to meet the legal requirements for proper care of laboratory animals but to be able to apply for and receive accreditation by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)...
  46. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    GEORGE BJOTVEDT; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..equipment, coupled with a Division of Research Resources grant of $127,000 provided the means by which the accreditation application went forward...
  47. Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Grant
    LINDA FAYE GRIMSLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The program was established in 1981 and is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) until 2011...
  48. Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Grant
    LINDA GRIMSLEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The program was established in 1981 and is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) until 2011...
  49. Impact of resident work hour rules on errors and quality
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) released rules effective July 1, 2003 that affected duty hours for all ACGME-accredited residency programs in all specialties...
  50. Impact of resident work hour rules on errors and quality
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) released rules effective July 1, 2003 that affected duty hours for all ACGME-accredited residency programs in all specialties...
  51. Developing and Improving Fox Chase's Animal Resources
    HARRY ROZMIAREK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..excellent quality animal care and support to research investigators for many years, and has enjoyed Full Accreditation by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation for Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) ..
  52. Impact of resident work hour rules on errors and quality
    Kevin Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by the applicant): The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) released rules effective July 1, 2003 that affected duty hours for all ACGME-accredited residency programs in all specialties...
  53. ANIMAL ROOM VENTILLATION AND CEILING IMPROVEMENTS
    Charles Henry; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The most recent American Association for the Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) inspection of the facility (November 11, 12, 1991) cited several ..
  54. ANIMAL RESOURCES IMPROVEMENT
    HAROLD FARRIS; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Clemson University to ensure compliance with PHS policies, the amended Animal Welfare Act and to gain AAALAC accreditation. Specific aims of the planned renovation are: 1...
  55. The 7th International Conference on Pain & Chemical Dependency
    Russell Portenoy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC) and St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and will certify The 7th International Conference on Pain &..
  56. Development and Improvement of an Animal Resource Core
    Dale Bredesen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Specifically, the vivarium will provide an Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accredited facility, exceeding all state and federal regulations, to ..
  57. Infusing Science and Research into the Dental School Curriculum at OHSU
    RONALD SAKAGUCHI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We are committed to having these changes in place by our next accreditation site visit in 2009...
  58. COMPUTERS IN CARDIOLOGY CONFERENCE, 1992
    Susan Blanchard; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The conference is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians...
  59. Infusing Science and Research into the Dental School Curriculum at OHSU
    RONALD SAKAGUCHI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We are committed to having these changes in place by our next accreditation site visit in 2009...
  60. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  61. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  62. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  63. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  64. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  65. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  66. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  67. The Computer Assisted Brief Intervention for Tobacco (CABIT)
    Edwin Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Medicare Services); (2) enable healthcare provider counseling to be more time-..
  68. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  69. Generating, Evaluating, and Implementing Evidence for Drug-Drug Interactions in H
    Daniel Malone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..care providers;3) Those responsible for salient policy and guidelines, standards, payment, regulation, and accreditation;4) Organizations responsible for delivering care;and 5) industry, such as developers of DDI compendia, ..
  70. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  71. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  72. CORE--RESEARCH ANIMAL SUPPORT FACILITY
    Kenneth Gray; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Both animal facilities are accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Core International, have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance Form (A3343-01), and are ..
  73. University of Maryland, Baltimore Biomarker Reference Laboratory
    Sanford A Stass; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..broad knowledge, experience, expertise and provides a wide range of core pathology laboratories with CLIA/CAP accreditation including immunohistochemistry, clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, flow cytometry, cytogenetics, and a ..
  74. EQUIPMENT REQUEST-CAGE BEDDING & PRIMATE CAGES
    DONALD MAUL; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..of this animal resource improvement proposal is to allow the University to continue progress toward AAALAC accreditation. This proposal addresses the next project required to continue to upgrade the animal care program as we move ..
  75. SUPPLEMENT-ANIMAL FACILITY IMPROVEMENT
    Gregory Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and Human Services policies relating to the care and use of laboratory animals as well as gaining AAALAC accreditation has significantly increased...
  76. Verbal Orders Policies, Perceptions, and Occurrences
    DOUGLAS WAKEFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These inherent dangers have been recognized by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), the National Quality Forum (NQF) and others...
  77. Embracing the PBRN Model to Improve the Medication Use Process
    Earlene Lipowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..to provide faculty development for all full-time and part-time practice based preceptors in accord with new accreditation standards adopted for 2007...
  78. Predictors of Agitation in the Critically III
    RUTH BURK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS), support measures ..