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Nevada Sleep Diagnostics' COO and CFO, Robert Labanowski, discusses the positive impact of accreditation - from patient referrals to process improvement. http://ow.ly/KxTab #AHCturns40
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A performance measure has been removed from 2015 Top Performer® measure list. See which one and how it may affect organizations trying to earn this recognition in today's Joint Commission Online. http://ow.ly/Kvlbg
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An interesting news article on a few Texas counties being very proactive when it comes to emergency preparedness. http://ow.ly/KsdTS
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We're proud to support ACHE's 2015 Congress on Healthcare Leadership. All attendees will get a copy of Dr. Ana Pujols McKee's article in the March/April issue of Healthcare Executive. Or you can get it here: http://ow.ly/Ko1q2 #ACHE15
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The March/April issue of Healthcare Executive features the our Ana Pujols McKee, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, discussing how to build a culture of safety. Find out why she says it is “probably the most challenging work that a health care organization has to do.” http://ow.ly/Ki44F
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I spoke to you people on the phone and you refused me. Stop acting like you want help vets. You are lying...
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We make sure each of our programs has National Patient Safety Goals. See them all here: http://ow.ly/Kfrex #PSAW15
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Margherita Labson, executive director of our Home Care Program, was one of the panelists last year when the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council convened a public workshop on the future of home health care. The prepublication report from that event is now available for download. http://ow.ly/KxhBv
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Nominations are being accepted through April 5, 2015, for the Tobacco Treatment eCOM Task Force. This group of health IT professionals will help guide the re-engineering of three tobacco treatment measures as electronic clinical quality measures. http://ow.ly/KuDvZ
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Staying calm when faced with an agitated patient can be tough. Read ways to train yourself to best handle these situations. http://ow.ly/Kseip
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Finish Patient Safety Awareness Week strong by seeing all the resources we have to offer. Podcacts, videos, newsletters, infographics -- you name it. http://ow.ly/Ki2hw
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We've appoint three new members to our Board of Commissioners and Executive Committee. See who they are: http://ow.ly/Kg5u4
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Our Medical Director,Dr. Ron Wyatt, talks about the importance of patient safety in this Take 5 podcast. http://ow.ly/KdnhI
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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.