joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations

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Summary: A private, voluntary, not-for-profit organization which establishes standards for the operation of health facilities and services, conducts surveys, and awards accreditation.

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  1. ncbi The new JCAHO patient safety standards and the disclosure of unanticipated outcomes. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    Nancy LeGros
    Health Industry Group of Vinson and Elkins, L L P, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Health Law 35:189-210. 2002
  2. ncbi Joint Commission takes stand on safety directives
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 32:8, 10. 2002
  3. ncbi Hospital progress in reducing error: the impact of external interventions
    Steven B Hosford
    Phoenix Consultants Inc
    Hosp Top 86:9-19. 2008
  4. pmc 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
  5. pmc Outcomes after ischemic stroke for hospitals with and without Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centers
    J H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Neurology 76:1976-82. 2011
  6. pmc Stroke patient outcomes in US hospitals before the start of the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification program
    Judith 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
  7. ncbi Quality of care in U.S. hospitals as reflected by standardized measures, 2002-2004
    Scott 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. 2005
  8. ncbi Factors that influence staffing of outpatient substance abuse treatment programs
    Christy 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi Changes in methadone treatment practices: results from a national panel study, 1988-2000
    Thomas D'Aunno
    INSEAD, Boulevard de Constance, 77305 Fontainebleau Cedex, France
    JAMA 288:850-6. 2002

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  1. ncbi The new JCAHO patient safety standards and the disclosure of unanticipated outcomes. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    Nancy 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...
  2. ncbi Joint Commission takes stand on safety directives
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 32:8, 10. 2002
  3. ncbi Hospital progress in reducing error: the impact of external interventions
    Steven 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 ..
  4. pmc 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.
  5. pmc Outcomes after ischemic stroke for hospitals with and without Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centers
    J 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...
  6. pmc Stroke patient outcomes in US hospitals before the start of the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification program
    Judith 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...
  7. ncbi Quality of care in U.S. hospitals as reflected by standardized measures, 2002-2004
    Scott 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. 2005
    In 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 ..
  8. ncbi Factors that influence staffing of outpatient substance abuse treatment programs
    Christy 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi Changes in methadone treatment practices: results from a national panel study, 1988-2000
    Thomas 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...
  11. ncbi Hospital quality for acute myocardial infarction: correlation among process measures and relationship with short-term mortality
    Elizabeth 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. 2006
    The 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 ..
  12. ncbi The evolution of external quality evaluation: observations from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
    P M Schyve
    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Illinois, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:255-8. 2000
    The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the oldest health care accrediting body in the world, currently accredits almost 20000 organizations in the USA...
  13. ncbi Incremental survival benefit with adherence to standardized heart failure core measures: a performance evaluation study of 2958 patients
    Abdallah 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. 2008
    In 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi Assessing the reliability of standardized performance indicators
    Scott 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...
  16. ncbi Working smart. The new accreditation survey: one health system's transition
    Judith A Miller
    J AHIMA 74:66-8, 70. 2003
  17. ncbi Implications of the 2004 National Patient Safety Goals
    Suzanne C Beyea
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    AORN J 78:834-6. 2003
  18. ncbi Crucial conversations for healthcare: how to discuss lack of support, poor teamwork, and disrespect, Part II of III
    Emily Moss
    Prof Case Manag 12:112-5. 2007
  19. ncbi National Patient Safety Goals guide safe care
    Janet Harris
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:88-91. 2004
  20. ncbi Get more out of your FMEAs
    Patrice Spath
    Hosp Peer Rev 29:13-6. 2004
  21. ncbi How far has healthcare come since "to err is human"? Exploring the use of medical error data
    Karin Janine Berntsen
    J Nurs Care Qual 19:5-7. 2004
  22. ncbi Pressure ulcers in acute care: a quality issue
    Carol Calianno
    Jeanes Hospital, Temple Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Nurs Manage 38:42-51. 2007
  23. ncbi Your mission, since you accepted. What the next Joint Commission chief needs to do to fix a broken organization
    Todd Sloane
    Mod Healthc 37:24. 2007
  24. ncbi How will we be surveyed on safety goals?
    Carole H Patterson
    Joint Commission Resources, USA
    OR Manager 18:20. 2002
  25. ncbi Improving the complex nature of care transitions
    Ronda G Hughes
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 22:289-92. 2007
  26. ncbi Pushing for patient safety. Joint Commission, NQF, systems take aim at solutions
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 37:12-3. 2007
  27. ncbi Auditing and improving the sponge count process
    Vi Farrell
    Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, USA
    OR Manager 19:13-4. 2003
  28. ncbi Creating a culture of patient safety
    Lee 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...
  29. ncbi Patient safety tools up. Construction of new policies, procedures, standards and systems is getting under way
    Terry Monahan
    Healthc Inform 19:28-32, 34. 2002
  30. ncbi Embracing National Patient Safety Goals, part 1 of 2
    Mary 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...
  31. ncbi Medical errors and patient safety. Despite widespread attention to the issue, mistakes continue to occur
    William Jacott
    Postgrad Med 114:15-6, 18. 2003
  32. ncbi Streamlining regulatory compliance through clinical systems
    Ginny 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...
  33. ncbi How to respond when JCAHO comes calling. Interview by John Disconsiglio
    Louise Kuhny
    Mater Manag Health Care 15:19-21. 2006
  34. ncbi A dose of collaboration. New JCAHO safety goal has hospitals scrambling
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 36:28, 30. 2006
  35. pmc Why the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations should add new regulations regarding libraries
    Andrew Paradise
    J Med Libr Assoc 92:166-8. 2004
  36. ncbi Secrets to a successful JCAHO survey
    Bill Snyder
    Woodland Memorial Hospital, Woodland, CA, USA
    Biomed Instrum Technol 39:135-6. 2005
  37. ncbi Hand offs--a link to improving patient safety
    Linda Groah
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital, San Francisco, USA
    AORN J 83:227-30. 2006
  38. ncbi Medical liability and patient safety: setting the proper course
    Mark D Pearlman
    Obstet Gynecol 105:941-3. 2005
  39. ncbi As we lie in the bed we made: the malpractice and regulatory consequences of failing leadership
    Alison R P Smith
    Nurs Econ 23:97-9. 2005
  40. 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 ..
  41. ncbi Accidental deaths, saved lives, and improved quality
    Troyen A Brennan
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1405-9. 2005
  42. ncbi Pushing patient safety
    Shari Mycek
    Mater Manag Health Care 14:32-5. 2005
  43. ncbi JCAHO comments on handoff requirement
    Richard Croteau
    OR Manager 21:8. 2005
  44. ncbi Boon for consumers? Hospital quality regulator and big business health purchasing coop join forces
    Paul J Kenkel
    Manag Care Q 10:51. 2002
  45. ncbi SurgiChip--new technology for prevention of wrong site, wrong procedure, wrong person surgery
    Debbie Sandlin
    Southern Hills Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37013, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 20:144-6. 2005
  46. ncbi JCAHO officials provide guidance on new patient safety goals
    Mark Forstneger
    Biomed Instrum Technol 39:39-40. 2005
  47. ncbi Using failure mode effects and criticality analysis for high-risk processes at three community hospitals
    Garill Coles
    Battelle Pacific Northwest Division, Richland, Washington, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:132-40. 2005
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  48. ncbi What's wrong with U? JCAHO places limits on abbreviations used in practice
    Amy M Karch
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Nurs 104:65-6. 2004
  49. ncbi New and improved. JCAHO's revamped report provides accreditation results in a new format
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 34:8-9. 2004
  50. ncbi Now the work begins
    Jim Rohack
    AMA, USA
    Tex Med 101:17. 2005
  51. ncbi Surgical site verification: A through Z
    Debra 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)...
  52. ncbi Achieving a continual state of regulatory readiness
    Judith M Perry-Ewald
    Inova Health System, Fairfax, VA, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:47-51. 2004
  53. ncbi Biomed manager shares experience about unannounced JCAHO survey
    Jill Schlabig Williams
    Biomed Instrum Technol 40:301. 2006
  54. ncbi Eliminating errors: medicine renews its efforts to keep patients safe
    Ken Ortolon
    Texas Medicine, USA
    Tex Med 101:46-9. 2005
  55. ncbi O'Leary's legacy. Exiting JCAHO president revamped surveys
    Andis Robeznieks
    Mod Healthc 36:8-9. 2006
  56. ncbi Worst practices used in conducting FMEA projects. Part 2 of a two-part series
    Patrice Spath
    RHIT Brown Spath and Associates Forest Grove, OR, USA
    Hosp Peer Rev 29:129-31. 2004
  57. ncbi 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
  58. ncbi Monitoring compliance with JCAHO standards using a medication-control review tool
    Joanne 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
  59. ncbi Safety issues as exemplified by the activities of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: context for the safety and disclosure standards
    Harold J Bressler
    J Health Law 35:179-87. 2002
    The 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...
  60. ncbi Unanticipated consequences of unanticipated outcomes disclosures
    Daniel Mulholland
    Horty, Springer and Mattern, P C, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Health Law 35:211-26. 2002
    This article discusses the complex legal and operational issues related to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' (JCAHO) unanticipated outcomes disclosure standard...
  61. ncbi Changing the culture. Joint Commission floats awareness standards
    Jean DerGurahian
    Mod Healthc 38:14. 2008
  62. ncbi Joint Commission's Leap. '09 goals in line with Leapfrog on patient safety
    Jean DerGurahian
    Mod Healthc 38:8-9. 2008
  63. ncbi Root cause analysis in perinatal care: health care professionals creating safer health care systems
    M 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...
  64. ncbi A Web-based program for implementing evidence-based patient safety recommendations
    Nancy 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...
  65. ncbi Patient safety: perianesthesia nursing's essential role in safe practice
    Dina 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...
  66. ncbi Target: patient safety
    Patrice L Spath
    J AHIMA 73:26-33; quiz 35-6. 2002
  67. ncbi JCAHO: responding to quality and safety imperatives
    Alan E Cudney
    Premier, Inc, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    J Healthc Manag 47:216-9. 2002
  68. ncbi 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...
  69. ncbi Policies and practices related to the role of board certification and recertification of pediatricians in hospital privileging
    Gary 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...
  70. ncbi The accreditation status of student health services at academic medical centers
    B 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...
  71. pmc Hospital library service and the changes in national standards
    B 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)...
  72. ncbi Role of JCAHO standards and clinical practice guidelines in promoting appropriate antimicrobial use
    Kurt 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. 2002
    The 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 ..
  73. ncbi Adequacy of evolving national standardized terminologies for interdisciplinary coded concepts in an automated clinical pathway
    Patricia C Dykes
    Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Biomed Inform 36:313-25. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi A comparison of two patient classification instruments in an acute care hospital
    Jean 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...
  75. ncbi Hospital ethics committees: a survey in Upstate New York
    Don 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...
  76. ncbi Simple standardized patient handoff system that increases accuracy and completeness
    Jeffrey D Wayne
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:476-85. 2008
    The 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 ..
  77. pmc Integration of radiologist peer review into clinical review workstation
    K 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...
  78. ncbi The Breathmobile Program: structure, implementation, and evolution of a large-scale, urban, pediatric asthma disease management program
    Craig 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)...
  79. ncbi Pain scores in the management of postoperative pain in shoulder surgery
    Stephen 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 ..
  80. ncbi Quality improvement initiatives in Brazil: a progress report
    J 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...
  81. ncbi Developing a self-learning training program for RIS computer skills
    R 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)...
  82. ncbi Credentialing for nurse practitioners: an update
    Kathy 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 ..
  83. ncbi Formulary management of colony-stimulating factors
    Cathy 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...
  84. ncbi Dissociation between hospital performance of the smoking cessation counseling quality metric and cessation outcomes after myocardial infarction
    Gordon 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 ..
  85. ncbi Maternal tobacco use and shorter newborn nursery stays
    Ian 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...
  86. ncbi U.S. Army-Baylor University Health Care Administration Program: evidenced-based outcomes in the military health system
    A 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)...
  87. ncbi Coding of perineal lacerations and other complications of obstetric care in hospital discharge data
    Patrick 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. 2005
    To 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.
  88. ncbi The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' Indicator Measurement System. Health care outcomes database
    C 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 ..
  89. ncbi Therapeutic use, abuse, and nonmedical use of opioids: a ten-year perspective
    Laxmaiah 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 ..
  90. ncbi Patient safety: a call to action: a consensus statement from the National Quality Forum
    K 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...
  91. ncbi Factors influencing variability in compliance rates and clinical outcomes among three different severe sepsis bundles
    Jeffrey 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 ..
  92. ncbi Behavior management conference panel III report-Legal issues associated with managing children's behavior in the dental office
    N 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 ..
  93. ncbi How to keep the Joint Commission happy and plaintiff's attorneys frustrated
    O 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 ..
  94. ncbi Measuring rural hospital quality
    Ira 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...
  95. ncbi Part 1: early recognition and treatment of birth trauma: injuries to the head and face
    Leslie A Parker
    College of Nursing, University of Florida, Health Science Center, Gainesville, Fla 32610, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 5:288-97; quiz 298-300. 2005
    The 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 ..
  96. ncbi The prevalence of wrong level surgery among spine surgeons
    Milan 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...
  97. ncbi Accreditation across borders: the introduction of Joint Commission accreditation in Spain
    L Bohigas
    Avedis Donabedian Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 24:226-31. 1998
    Introducing 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.
  98. ncbi Identification of 90% of patients ultimately diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia within four hours of emergency department arrival may not be feasible
    Christopher 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 ..
  99. ncbi The Joint Commission complex organization survey process and its impact on hospital-based home care and hospice providers
    Mary McGoldrick Friedman
    Home Care and Hospice Consultant, Home Systems, Inc, Marietta, GA, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 22:854-7. 2004
    The 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 ..
  100. ncbi Improving hospital surge capacity: a new concept for emergency credentialing of volunteers
    Carl 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 ..
  101. ncbi Requirements for infrastructure and essential activities of infection control and epidemiology in hospitals: a consensus panel report. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
    W 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 ..

Research Grants40

  1. Impact of Aging on Stroke Care: A National Perspective
    Judith 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. ..
  2. IMPROVE DISCHARGE INSTRUCTION THROUGH AUTOMATED PICTOGRAPH ENHANCEMENT
    Qing 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 ..
  3. 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 on ..
  4. Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Errors
    Stephen 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...
  5. Verbal Orders Policies, Perceptions, and Occurrences
    DOUGLAS 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. ..
  6. 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 to ..
  7. Tulare District Hospital Rural Health EMR Consortium
    ROD DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)...
  8. PAIN ASSESSMENT VIA ROLE-PLAY INTERNET SIMULATION
    Ruth 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...
  9. DEVELOPING BEST PRACTICES FOR PATIENT SAFETY
    Laurence 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 ..
  10. Computer Assessment of Pain
    John 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 ..
  11. Performance Measurement for Treatment Improvement
    Jeffrey 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 ..
  12. Simulation-based Training Program to Augment EMR-based Handoff Tool
    John 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...
  13. Evaluation of Bioterrorism Training For Clinicians
    Gary 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)...
  14. Institutional Factors Affecting Organ Donation Rates
    Pamela 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...
  15. Primary Health Network Internet Project
    BRIAN 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.
  16. Bayesian Fall Risk Assessment Instrument
    B 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 ..
  17. Stroke Hospitalization in the Elderly with Medicare FFS
    Judith 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. ..
  18. Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Stimulants in Medicaid Youth with ADHD
    Almut G Winterstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  19. THE CLINICAL EFFECTIVENESS OF PHARMACY ADHERENCE INFORMATION FOR DIABETES CONTROL
    Keoki 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. ..
  20. USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE ASTHMA ADHERENCE
    Keoki Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Financial Incentives and Variations in the Care of Medicare Beneficiaries
    Bruce E Landon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because patients will be clustered within physicians and physicians clustered within markets, we will use hierarchical analytic methods. ..
  22. Creighton Health Services Research Development Project
    Kimberly 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]..
  23. Long-Term Outcomes of NO for Ventilated Premature Babies
    Derek 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. ..
  24. Approaches to Improve Youth Psychotropic Services
    Susan 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]..
  25. Genetic And Inflammatory Markers Of Sepsis
    Derek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  26. Driving distance and mammography utilization in Vermont
    Anupam 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. ..
  27. Economic Analysis of Pulmonary Artery Catheter Use
    Derek Angus; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. ED Screening and Interventions for Hazardous Alcohol Use
    Brigitte 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. ..
  29. The Patterns and Impact of Value Based Purchasing
    Arnold 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. ..
  30. Aminocaproic Acid and Bleeding in Spinal Surgery
    Sean Berenholtz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These projects and the career development plan described will build a foundation for a successful career as an independent investigator. ..
  31. ACTION - A CHF Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise
    Gregg 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. ..
  32. Discharge Planning and Telehealth for Post CABG Elders
    Ruth Kleinpell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  33. Mechanism of Endotoxin's Effect On Allergy Risk
    Keoki 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. ..
  34. How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviors
    Rebecca 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]..
  35. MD Group Characteristics and Quality of Care for CHD
    Bruce Landon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in Hospices
    Keela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. Using Team Simulation to Improve Error Disclosure to Patients and Safety Culture
    Thomas 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]..
  38. Strategies to Help Adult ER Patients Quit Smoking
    Steven 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. ..