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Read about our new Perinatal Care Certification option in today's Joint Commission Online. http://ow.ly/JWhPB
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We've just announced this year's three John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award recipients. Find out who they are: http://ow.ly/JVlHX
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The Academy Awards were not the only ones who celebrated winners recently. We recently awarded our first-ever Memory Care Certification! Read about the organization and the certification in the latest Leadership Blog. http://ow.ly/JSOMz
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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released two new, FREE continuing education credit resources – a streaming video and monograph on the effects of targeted screening strategies for Hepatitis C. http://ow.ly/JOYGt
PCOR CME/CE Activities*. The CME/CE activities listed below were developed by Hayes, Inc. and are accredited for a multi-disciplinary audience of health care practitioners. These activities are supported by contract number HHSA290201200020I from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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African-Americans remain an underserved population in hospice and palliative care. Read steps organizations can take to combat the problem in our latest blog post. http://ow.ly/JJxBe
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Read how KVC Health Systems used the multiorganization option to maximize the benefits of its survey in the latest issue of BHC News. http://ow.ly/JJwZF
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In case you missed the Ebola webinar yesterday with the CDC and us, we've posted the replay. http://ow.ly/JGe6X
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Hand hygiene compliance averages just 47.5 percent in health care. Our Medical Director, Dr. Daniel Castillo, explains ways organizations are tackling the issue in this KevinMD Blog. http://ow.ly/JVIr1
95 percent of people do not wash their hands properly, and 20 percent of people don’t wash their hands at all after using the restroom.
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Did you miss last week's home care webinar "Leading Practices to Improve Staff Compliance?" Not a problem. We've uploaded the video and slides. http://ow.ly/JThKv
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We've launched a page dedicated to our new Perinatal Care Certification, with steps, requirements and more. http://ow.ly/JPJza
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Our new head of the division of quality evaluation, Dr. David Baker, explains how e-measures can improve outcomes and patient safety in this new H&HN article. http://ow.ly/JJzFh
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What can you learn about accreditation in 30 years? Find out from the nurse supervisor at Indian Health Board of Minneapolis. http://ow.ly/JH0Rh @AHCturns40
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An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
 
Our Mission: To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.
 
Vision Statement: All people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.