joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations
Summary: A private, voluntary, not-for-profit organization which establishes standards for the operation of health facilities and services, conducts surveys, and awards accreditation.
Publications238 found, 100 shown here
- The new JCAHO patient safety standards and the disclosure of unanticipated outcomes. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare OrganizationsNancy LeGros
Health Industry Group of Vinson and Elkins, L L P, Houston, Texas, USA
J Health Law 35:189-210. 2002..Specifically, the article argues that more details are necessary regarding what events must be reported and what hospitals are required to do when members of the medical staff refuse to inform patients of medical error...
- Joint Commission takes stand on safety directivesJohn Morrissey
Mod Healthc 32:8, 10. 2002
- Hospital progress in reducing error: the impact of external interventionsSteven B Hosford
Phoenix Consultants Inc
Hosp Top 86:9-19. 2008..The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation was an effective intervention to drive efforts to reduce medical ..
- Effect of discharge instructions on readmission of hospitalised patients with heart failure: do all of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations heart failure core measures reflect better care?Monica VanSuch
Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 15:414-7. 2006..as their foundation, but the discharge instruction component of the United States standards of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations heart failure core measure appears to be based on expert opinion alone.
- Outcomes after ischemic stroke for hospitals with and without Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centersJ H Lichtman
Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Neurology 76:1976-82. 2011..We assessed whether 30-day risk-standardized mortality (RSMR) and readmission (RSRR) rates differed between hospitals with and without JC-certified PSCs in 2006...
- Stroke patient outcomes in US hospitals before the start of the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification programJudith H Lichtman
Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale UniversitySchool of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8034, USA
Stroke 40:3574-9. 2009..We determined whether hospitals certified within the first years of the JC program had better outcomes than noncertified hospitals before the start of the certification program...
- Quality of care in U.S. hospitals as reflected by standardized measures, 2002-2004Scott C Williams
Division of Research, The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, USA
N Engl J Med 353:255-64. 2005In July 2002, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations implemented standardized performance measures that were designed to track the performance of accredited hospitals and encourage improvement in the quality of ..
- Factors that influence staffing of outpatient substance abuse treatment programsChristy Harris Lemak
Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy of the University of Florida, P O Box 100195, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0195, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:934-9. 2005..This study examined whether and how various organizational and environmental forces influence staffing in outpatient substance abuse treatment programs...
- Medication errors observed in 36 health care facilitiesKenneth 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...
- Changes in methadone treatment practices: results from a national panel study, 1988-2000Thomas D'Aunno
INSEAD, Boulevard de Constance, 77305 Fontainebleau Cedex, France
JAMA 288:850-6. 2002..Effective treatment for heroin users is critical given the upsurge in heroin use and the continued role of injection drug use in the human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C epidemics...
- Hospital quality for acute myocardial infarction: correlation among process measures and relationship with short-term mortalityElizabeth H Bradley
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
JAMA 296:72-8. 2006The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) measure and report quality process measures for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but little is known ..
- The evolution of external quality evaluation: observations from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare OrganizationsP M Schyve
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Illinois, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 12:255-8. 2000The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the oldest health care accrediting body in the world, currently accredits almost 20000 organizations in the USA...
- Incremental survival benefit with adherence to standardized heart failure core measures: a performance evaluation study of 2958 patientsAbdallah G Kfoury
Heart Failure Prevention and Treatment Program, Intermountain Medical Center and Intermountain Healthcare, 5121 S Cottonwood Street, Murray, UT 84107, USA
J Card Fail 14:95-102. 2008In 2002, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) established four heart failure (HF) core measures to standardize and improve health care quality in the United States...
- What is driving hospitals' patient-safety efforts?Kelly J Devers
Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:103-15. 2004..forces are becoming more important, we found that a quasi-regulatory organization (the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) has been the primary driver of hospitals' patient-safety initiatives...
- Assessing the reliability of standardized performance indicatorsScott C Williams
Division of Research, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 18:246-55. 2006..the reliability of self-reported standardized performance indicators introduced by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in July 2002 and implemented in approximately 3400 accredited US hospitals...
- Working smart. The new accreditation survey: one health system's transitionJudith A Miller
J AHIMA 74:66-8, 70. 2003
- Implications of the 2004 National Patient Safety GoalsSuzanne C Beyea
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
AORN J 78:834-6. 2003
- Crucial conversations for healthcare: how to discuss lack of support, poor teamwork, and disrespect, Part II of IIIEmily Moss
Prof Case Manag 12:112-5. 2007
- National Patient Safety Goals guide safe careJanet Harris
University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 19:88-91. 2004
- Get more out of your FMEAsPatrice Spath
Hosp Peer Rev 29:13-6. 2004
- How far has healthcare come since "to err is human"? Exploring the use of medical error dataKarin Janine Berntsen
J Nurs Care Qual 19:5-7. 2004
- Pressure ulcers in acute care: a quality issueCarol Calianno
Jeanes Hospital, Temple Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nurs Manage 38:42-51. 2007
- Your mission, since you accepted. What the next Joint Commission chief needs to do to fix a broken organizationTodd Sloane
Mod Healthc 37:24. 2007
- How will we be surveyed on safety goals?Carole H Patterson
Joint Commission Resources, USA
OR Manager 18:20. 2002
- Improving the complex nature of care transitionsRonda G Hughes
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 22:289-92. 2007
- Pushing for patient safety. Joint Commission, NQF, systems take aim at solutionsMatthew DoBias
Mod Healthc 37:12-3. 2007
- Auditing and improving the sponge count processVi Farrell
Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, USA
OR Manager 19:13-4. 2003
- Creating a culture of patient safetyLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 81:51-6, 2. 2007..This foldout provides a five-step process for strengthening your safety efforts, offers a checklist for CEOs and describes a successful program you can adapt...
- Patient safety tools up. Construction of new policies, procedures, standards and systems is getting under wayTerry Monahan
Healthc Inform 19:28-32, 34. 2002
- Embracing National Patient Safety Goals, part 1 of 2Mary Carol Mooney
Standards Interpretation, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA
Nurs Manage 34:20-1. 2003..Take an in-depth look at the National Patient Safety Goals to ensure your organization's compliance...
- Medical errors and patient safety. Despite widespread attention to the issue, mistakes continue to occurWilliam Jacott
Postgrad Med 114:15-6, 18. 2003
- Streamlining regulatory compliance through clinical systemsGinny Meadows
McKesson Information Solutions, Alpharetta, GA, USA
Nurs Econ 21:196-8. 2003..Clinical information systems should be employed to help deliver safer, more efficient patient care, and at the same time ensure that health care organizations achieve regulatory compliance...
- How to respond when JCAHO comes calling. Interview by John DisconsiglioLouise Kuhny
Mater Manag Health Care 15:19-21. 2006
- A dose of collaboration. New JCAHO safety goal has hospitals scramblingJoseph Mantone
Mod Healthc 36:28, 30. 2006
- Why the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations should add new regulations regarding librariesAndrew Paradise
J Med Libr Assoc 92:166-8. 2004
- Secrets to a successful JCAHO surveyBill Snyder
Woodland Memorial Hospital, Woodland, CA, USA
Biomed Instrum Technol 39:135-6. 2005
- Hand offs--a link to improving patient safetyLinda Groah
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, San Francisco, USA
AORN J 83:227-30. 2006
- Medical liability and patient safety: setting the proper courseMark D Pearlman
Obstet Gynecol 105:941-3. 2005
- As we lie in the bed we made: the malpractice and regulatory consequences of failing leadershipAlison R P Smith
Nurs Econ 23:97-9. 2005
- Relationship between performance measurement and accreditation: implications for quality of care and patient safetyMarlene 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. 2005This 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 ..
- Accidental deaths, saved lives, and improved qualityTroyen A Brennan
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 353:1405-9. 2005
- Pushing patient safetyShari Mycek
Mater Manag Health Care 14:32-5. 2005
- JCAHO comments on handoff requirementRichard Croteau
OR Manager 21:8. 2005
- Boon for consumers? Hospital quality regulator and big business health purchasing coop join forcesPaul J Kenkel
Manag Care Q 10:51. 2002
- SurgiChip--new technology for prevention of wrong site, wrong procedure, wrong person surgeryDebbie Sandlin
Southern Hills Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37013, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 20:144-6. 2005
- JCAHO officials provide guidance on new patient safety goalsMark Forstneger
Biomed Instrum Technol 39:39-40. 2005
- Using failure mode effects and criticality analysis for high-risk processes at three community hospitalsGarill Coles
Battelle Pacific Northwest Division, Richland, Washington, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:132-40. 2005....
- What's wrong with U? JCAHO places limits on abbreviations used in practiceAmy M Karch
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
Am J Nurs 104:65-6. 2004
- New and improved. JCAHO's revamped report provides accreditation results in a new formatJohn Morrissey
Mod Healthc 34:8-9. 2004
- Now the work beginsJim Rohack
Tex Med 101:17. 2005
- Surgical site verification: A through ZDebra Dunn
St Joseph s Wayne Hospital, NJ 07470, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 21:317-28; quiz 329-31. 2006..For the past six years, it has been a patient safety initiative priority of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- Achieving a continual state of regulatory readinessJudith M Perry-Ewald
Inova Health System, Fairfax, VA, USA
J Healthc Qual 26:47-51. 2004
- Biomed manager shares experience about unannounced JCAHO surveyJill Schlabig Williams
Biomed Instrum Technol 40:301. 2006
- Eliminating errors: medicine renews its efforts to keep patients safeKen Ortolon
Texas Medicine, USA
Tex Med 101:46-9. 2005
- O'Leary's legacy. Exiting JCAHO president revamped surveysAndis Robeznieks
Mod Healthc 36:8-9. 2006
- Worst practices used in conducting FMEA projects. Part 2 of a two-part seriesPatrice Spath
RHIT Brown Spath and Associates Forest Grove, OR, USA
Hosp Peer Rev 29:129-31. 2004
- National Patient Safety Goal 2C: what's your role?Carol Mooney
Standards Interpretation Group, Accreditation and Certification Operations, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, Ill, USA
Nurs Manage 38:8, 12. 2007
- Monitoring compliance with JCAHO standards using a medication-control review toolJoanne G Kowiatek
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Shadyside UPMCPS, Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, 302 Scaife Hall, PA 15213, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:1763-7. 2002
- Safety issues as exemplified by the activities of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: context for the safety and disclosure standardsHarold J Bressler
J Health Law 35:179-87. 2002The author, the General Counsel of the joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, discusses the concerns that have been raised about the Commission's Patient Safety standards and Sentinel Event policy. Mr...
- Unanticipated consequences of unanticipated outcomes disclosuresDaniel Mulholland
Horty, Springer and Mattern, P C, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
J Health Law 35:211-26. 2002This article discusses the complex legal and operational issues related to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' (JCAHO) unanticipated outcomes disclosure standard...
- Changing the culture. Joint Commission floats awareness standardsJean DerGurahian
Mod Healthc 38:14. 2008
- Joint Commission's Leap. '09 goals in line with Leapfrog on patient safetyJean DerGurahian
Mod Healthc 38:8-9. 2008
- Root cause analysis in perinatal care: health care professionals creating safer health care systemsM M Boyer
The Women's Center at University Community Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 15:40-54. 2001..Risk reduction strategies are presented to make this process meaningful and efficient while promoting the ultimate goal of safer health care systems...
- A Web-based program for implementing evidence-based patient safety recommendationsNancy L Greengold
Zynx Health, Inc, 9100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 655 East, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:340-8. 2002..They also wanted to provide a program with credible, referenced, and up-to-date content, not just a technology infrastructure for reporting errors...
- Patient safety: perianesthesia nursing's essential role in safe practiceDina A Krenzischek
Same Day Prep and Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Perianesth Nurs 22:385-92. 2007..This article will discuss the development of the ASPAN Safety Model by the ASPAN Safety Committee...
- Target: patient safetyPatrice L Spath
J AHIMA 73:26-33; quiz 35-6. 2002
- JCAHO: responding to quality and safety imperativesAlan E Cudney
Premier, Inc, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
J Healthc Manag 47:216-9. 2002
- Minding your Ps and Qs. Are you measuring up?Paul Conlon
Mich Health Hosp 38:22. 2002..These are but a few of the dozens of measurement sets...
- Policies and practices related to the role of board certification and recertification of pediatricians in hospital privilegingGary L Freed
Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, and Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0456, USA
JAMA 295:905-12. 2006..In 1951, the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (later renamed the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) was formed to codify the process of hospital assessment...
- The accreditation status of student health services at academic medical centersB A Johnson
Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298 0230, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:160-5. 2000..There are few aggregate data about the accreditation status of these health services...
- Hospital library service and the changes in national standardsB Glitz
Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library, Louise Darling Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1798, USA
Bull Med Libr Assoc 86:77-87. 1998..significantly revised in 1994, those of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- Role of JCAHO standards and clinical practice guidelines in promoting appropriate antimicrobial useKurt A Patton
Accreditation Services, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:S16-8. 2002The role of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards and clinical practice guidelines in promoting appropriate antimicrobial use and the development of such standards and guidelines are ..
- Adequacy of evolving national standardized terminologies for interdisciplinary coded concepts in an automated clinical pathwayPatricia C Dykes
Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Biomed Inform 36:313-25. 2003....
- A comparison of two patient classification instruments in an acute care hospitalJean Ann Seago
Department of Community Health, Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco, 94143 0608, USA
J Nurs Adm 32:243-9. 2002..The purpose of this study is to compare the predictive validity of two types of patient classification instruments commonly used in acute care hospitals in California...
- Hospital ethics committees: a survey in Upstate New YorkDon Milmore
Center for Bioethics and Humanities, S U N Y Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
HEC Forum 18:222-44. 2006..One half of rural ECs formed in 1992-1995, following the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirement of access to ethics consultation...
- Simple standardized patient handoff system that increases accuracy and completenessJeffrey D Wayne
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
J Surg Educ 65:476-85. 2008The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) defines a "handoff" as a contemporaneous, interactive process of passing patient-specific information from one caregiver to another for the purpose of ensuring the ..
- Integration of radiologist peer review into clinical review workstationK W McEnery
Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
J Digit Imaging 13:101-4. 2000..peer review of random prior radiologist's interpretations is mandated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The JCAHO expects documentation of 5% rate of random peer-review cases...
- The Breathmobile Program: structure, implementation, and evolution of a large-scale, urban, pediatric asthma disease management programCraig A Jones
Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics at the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, USA
Dis Manag 8:205-22. 2005..the United States to receive the award of disease-specific care certification by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- Pain scores in the management of postoperative pain in shoulder surgeryStephen C Weber
Sacramento Knee and Sports Medicine, Sacramento, California 95816, USA
Arthroscopy 23:65-72. 2007..The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has attempted to address this issue by mandating patient-reported numeric pain scores ..
- Quality improvement initiatives in Brazil: a progress reportJ C de Noronha
Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:565-73. 1999..The QI program retained only its accreditation activities...
- Developing a self-learning training program for RIS computer skillsR Stike
York Hospital in York, Penn, USA
Radiol Manage 22:52-6. 2000..professionals remains a priority for hospital administrators, as well as for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- Credentialing for nurse practitioners: an updateKathy S Magdic
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
AACN Clin Issues 16:16-22. 2005..The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare, and managed care ..
- Formulary management of colony-stimulating factorsCathy R Whalen
James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville Hospital, 530 South Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:S21-7. 2002..of Louisville Hospital implemented a therapeutic interchange program by following the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations performance methodology, incorporating four key elements: plan, do, check, and act...
- Dissociation between hospital performance of the smoking cessation counseling quality metric and cessation outcomes after myocardial infarctionGordon R Reeves
Department of Internal Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:2111-7. 2008..myocardial infarction (AMI), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations currently uses documentation of smoking cessation counseling (SCC) as a metric of ..
- Maternal tobacco use and shorter newborn nursery staysIan M Paul
Department of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:S172-8. 2009..Because the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (now the Joint Commission) requires all U.S...
- U.S. Army-Baylor University Health Care Administration Program: evidenced-based outcomes in the military health systemA David Mangelsdorff
U S Army Baylor University Graduate Program in Health Care Administration, 3151 Scott Road, Building 2841, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6135, USA
J Health Adm Educ 21:81-9. 2004..time from 1994 to 2001, all of the Army MTFs in the MHS (n = 38) were examined by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- Coding of perineal lacerations and other complications of obstetric care in hospital discharge dataPatrick S Romano
Division of General Medicine, the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Obstet Gynecol 106:717-25. 2005To assess the validity of obstetric complications, including the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Core Measure on perineal lacerations, in the California Patient Discharge Data Set.
- The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' Indicator Measurement System. Health care outcomes databaseC McGreevey
IMSystem Help Desk, Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, USA
Comput Nurs 15:S87-94. 1997..performance measurement system developed to meet future accreditation needs of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The IMSystem database began accepting data in 1994 and has grown to nearly one ..
- Therapeutic use, abuse, and nonmedical use of opioids: a ten-year perspectiveLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 13:401-35. 2010..1990s, and with the introduction of new pain management standards implemented by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) in 2000, opioids, in general, and the most potent forms of opioids including ..
- Patient safety: a call to action: a consensus statement from the National Quality ForumK W Kizer
The National Quality Forum, Washington, DC, USA
MedGenMed 3:10. 2001..An in-depth review of the issue was conducted by the National Quality Forum (NQF) in preparation for work the federal government has asked the NQF to do...
- Factors influencing variability in compliance rates and clinical outcomes among three different severe sepsis bundlesJeffrey J Fong
School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Ann Pharmacother 41:929-36. 2007..Hospitals of America [VHA], Institute for Healthcare Improvement [IHI]) or proposed (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations [JCAHO]) to rate clinical practices in treatment of severe sepsis, it is suspected ..
- Behavior management conference panel III report-Legal issues associated with managing children's behavior in the dental officeN Sue Seale
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Tex, USA
Pediatr Dent 26:175-9. 2004..Addressed was the current movement by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) towards empowering the child-patient to be a co-decision maker at all ..
- How to keep the Joint Commission happy and plaintiff's attorneys frustratedO L Trick
Quality Healthcare Consultants, Houston, TX, USA
Physician Exec 21:25-8. 1995..As rapidly as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) offers another standard to help us protect not only our patients but also ..
- Measuring rural hospital qualityIra Moscovice
Rural Health Research Center, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Rural Health 20:383-93. 2004..Increased interest in the measurement of hospital quality has been stimulated by accrediting bodies, purchaser coalitions, government agencies, and other entities...
- Part 1: early recognition and treatment of birth trauma: injuries to the head and faceLeslie A Parker
College of Nursing, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Gainesville, Fla 32610, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 5:288-97; quiz 298-300. 2005The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Sentinel Event Alert from July 21, 2004 states that there have been 47 cases of birth trauma-related perinatal death or permanent disability reported for JCAHO ..
- The prevalence of wrong level surgery among spine surgeonsMilan G Mody
Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:194-8. 2008..A questionnaire study...
- Accreditation across borders: the introduction of Joint Commission accreditation in SpainL Bohigas
Avedis Donabedian Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:226-31. 1998Introducing accreditation as conducted by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Oakbrook Terrace, III) into Spain has raised many issues regarding the internationalization of accreditation.
- Identification of 90% of patients ultimately diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia within four hours of emergency department arrival may not be feasibleChristopher Fee
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:553-9. 2007..a hospital discharge diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia using the current Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) community-acquired pneumonia ..
- The Joint Commission complex organization survey process and its impact on hospital-based home care and hospice providersMary McGoldrick Friedman
Home Care and Hospice Consultant, Home Systems, Inc, Marietta, GA, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 22:854-7. 2004The October and November 2004 HHN Accreditation Strategies columns addressed the new Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission) home care and hospice survey process describing in detail components of ..
- Improving hospital surge capacity: a new concept for emergency credentialing of volunteersCarl H Schultz
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:602-9. 2007..This process is accurate, inexpensive, efficient, sustainable, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations compliant and permits the immediate credentialing of large numbers of medical ..
- Requirements for infrastructure and essential activities of infection control and epidemiology in hospitals: a consensus panel report. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of AmericaW E Scheckler
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Mt Royal, NJ 08061, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 19:114-24. 1998..and guidelines for infection control, and apart from general guidance provided by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, there are surprisingly few recommendations on infrastructure and essential activities ..
- Impact of Aging on Stroke Care: A National PerspectiveJudith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2004..We hypothesize that variations in care exist by age. Moreover, these differences in care will not be explained by differences clinical features or co-morbid conditions associated with aging. ..
- IMPROVE DISCHARGE INSTRUCTION THROUGH AUTOMATED PICTOGRAPH ENHANCEMENTQing Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2011..reporting requirements by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. However, studies show that many patients do not fully understand the instructions ..
- CONFERENCE: EFFECTIVENESS/OUTCOMES-HEALTH CARE SERVICESKAREN 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 on ..
- Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Prophylaxis ErrorsStephen Kritchevsky; Fiscal Year: 2005..care through error reduction: the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
- Verbal Orders Policies, Perceptions, and OccurrencesDOUGLAS WAKEFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2009..The long-term goal of this research is to develop evidence- based recommendations for the appropriate, safe and effective use of verbal orders. ..
- Predictors of Agitation in the Critically IIIRUTH 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 to ..
- Tulare District Hospital Rural Health EMR ConsortiumROD DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2006..The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- PAIN ASSESSMENT VIA ROLE-PLAY INTERNET SIMULATIONRuth Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2003..issue for healthcare as patients demand better care and organizations such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations focus on pain management...
- DEVELOPING BEST PRACTICES FOR PATIENT SAFETYLaurence Baker; Fiscal Year: 2002..will consist of a partnership between diverse Northern California hospitals, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), the California Healthcare ..
- Computer Assessment of PainJohn Baird; Fiscal Year: 2005..Recent standards issued by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations state that pain is one of the vital signs that should be routinely assessed when an ..
- Performance Measurement for Treatment ImprovementJeffrey Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2003..The center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission (CARF) have participated in a ..
- Simulation-based Training Program to Augment EMR-based Handoff ToolJohn Vozenilek; Fiscal Year: 2007..In the National Patient Safety Goals for 2006, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has recommended standardization of handoff procedures...
- Evaluation of Bioterrorism Training For CliniciansGary Green; Fiscal Year: 2003..training of all healthcare workers is now widely recognized and even mandated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
- Institutional Factors Affecting Organ Donation RatesPamela Spain; Fiscal Year: 2004..database; the American Hospital Association database; the Area Resource File; and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The analysis will be conducted using a structural equation modeling approach...
- Primary Health Network Internet ProjectBRIAN BRADSHAW; Fiscal Year: 2001..communication system to assist in PHN?s commitment to the provision of quality care and service as demonstrated through PHN?s accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
- Bayesian Fall Risk Assessment InstrumentB Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009..The new tool will find a ready market as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) began requiring (effective 2005) health care organizations seeking ..
- Stroke Hospitalization in the Elderly with Medicare FFSJudith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2009..These results will help inform decisions about the allocation of adequate resources, and more importantly, help identify opportunities to improve care and prevention of elderly stroke patients. ..
- Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Stimulants in Medicaid Youth with ADHDAlmut G Winterstein; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- THE CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS OF PHARMACY ADHERENCE INFORMATION FOR DIABETES CONTROLKeoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010..Analyses will control for cluster randomization effects. The introduction of sustainable medication adherence monitoring in clinical practice holds great potential to improve health outcomes among patients with diabetes. ..
- USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE ASTHMA ADHERENCEKeoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare BeneficiariesBruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
- Creighton Health Services Research Development ProjectKimberly Galt; Fiscal Year: 2007..Funding of this BRIC will facilitate the capacity needed to advance the Creighton University's health services research mission in a more rapid and sustainable fashion. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Long-Term Outcomes of NO for Ventilated Premature BabiesDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, our data will allow assessment of the robustness of early proxies for subsequent outcomes, key for future study design in this area. ..
- Approaches to Improve Youth Psychotropic ServicesSusan dosReis; Fiscal Year: 2007..This will clarify how youth mental health treatments are adopted in clinical settings, and will explore alternative methods for improving psychopharmacologic treatments for youths. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Genetic And Inflammatory Markers Of SepsisDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Driving distance and mammography utilization in VermontAnupam Goel; Fiscal Year: 2004..Second, health care policy makers would have an incentive to minimize the distance to mammography because of its effects on mammography utilization, initial presentation of breast cancer, and ultimately, breast cancer mortality. ..
- Economic Analysis of Pulmonary Artery Catheter UseDerek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ED Screening and Interventions for Hazardous Alcohol UseBrigitte Baumann; Fiscal Year: 2004..The intent of this proposal is to join with 12 other participating EDs in a joint effort of SBIRT training and ED patient intervention. ..
- The Patterns and Impact of Value Based PurchasingArnold Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005..4) To examine the association between the intensity of VBP activities and changes in quality performance as measured by HEDIS and CAHPS. ..
- Aminocaproic Acid and Bleeding in Spinal SurgerySean Berenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2006..These projects and the career development plan described will build a foundation for a successful career as an independent investigator. ..
- ACTION - A CHF Trial Investigating Outcomes of ExerciseGregg Fonarow; Fiscal Year: 2006..The trial will take place over 5 years with an initial 6 months for planning, training, and implementation; 3 years of enrollment; 1 year of follow-up; and 6 months for close out, analysis, and presentation. ..
- Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG EldersRuth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Mechanism of Endotoxin's Effect On Allergy RiskKeoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008..It is the hoped that understanding the mechanism of endotoxin's effect will establish new targets for the prevention of allergies. ..
- How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviorsRebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007..These findings will inform managers of related health and social services.yield actionable guidance to child welfare agency managers and policy makers in allocating scarce resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHDBruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in HospicesKeela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Using Team Simulation to Improve Error Disclosure to Patients and Safety CultureThomas Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improving team communication and disclosure following harmful errors can enhance transparency and safety culture, increase patient satisfaction, and ultimately promote patient safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Strategies to Help Adult ER Patients Quit SmokingSteven Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2006..If patients with a smoking-related diagnosis for the ER visit are more likely to quit than those with nonsmoking-related ICD9, then this supports the construct of the teachable moment. ..