Free Essays on Joint Commission

  1. Hcs 430 Week 2

    Compliances September 27, 2010 Instructor Regulatory Agency paper The Joint Commission is an agency that maintains partnership with the government to help improve the standards of health care within the United States. The Joint Commission accredits health care organizations and health care programs by setting...

  2. Regulatory

    of governmental or other agency such as Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) that governs the health care industry or a particular segment of the industry. In addition, this paper will also identify the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations...

  3. The Life Of The Joint CommissionCorrica

     The Life of the Joint Commission Corrica Wrenfro HCS 430 Taryn Zubich Abstract In reading this paper the reader will get an experience of what the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care. The reader will see what the structure of the agency is and how they work towards...

  4. The Joint Commission

    The Joint Commission Noelle Cunningham HCS 430 April 15, 2013 Norman Greene The Joint Commission The Joint Commission continually seeks to improve health care for the public (The Joint Commission, 2013). The Joint Commission began in 1910 as an evaluation process called “the end result system...

  5. Hcs430 Week2 Regulatory Agency Paper

    standards of health care seen in the United States is the Joint Commission. The Joint Commission currently evaluates and accredits over an estimated 20,000 health care organizations and programs throughout the United States (The Joint Commission, 2013). The not-for-profit organization ensures patient quality...

  6. Regulatory Agency

    seeking health care services. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations otherwise known as JCAHO is a regulatory agency. The JCAHO “conducts periodic on-site surveys to verify that an accredited organization substantially complies with Joint Commission standards and continuously makes...

  7. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Jcaho)

    Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Introduction JCAHO is an abbreviation for Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is a non-for-profit organization that seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through...

  8. The Joint Commission

    6/9/2013 The Joint Commission has a list of national patient safety goals were set in place to guide improvements in safety of patients and to help highlight any problem areas within the healthcare systems regarding patient’s safety (The Joint Commission, 2013). The goals created for...

  9. Hcs/451 Health Care Quality Management and Outcomes Analysis

    organizations to see where we rank. Strategic goals established by The Joint Commission and initiatives by CMS will help improve overall performance. The Joint Commission has targeted solution tools (TST) applicable to the Joint Commission standards and National Patient Safety Goals covering; value-based...

  10. Accreditation

    such as the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (AAHCC), the Medical Quality Commission (MQC)., and the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) offer accreditation programs to managed care organizations within the United States. These...

  11. Baldrige Award

    are found. Joint Commission certification is a difficult and time-consuming event that numerous hospitals encounter on a routine basis. Among criteria for certification and recertification are review of items like infection rates and patient satisfaction (The Joint Commission, 2013). Among hospitals...

  12. Nightingale Community Hospital Jcaho Audit Preparation: Information Management

    Running Head: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AUDIT 1 Executive Summary Nightingale Community Hospital is preparing for a Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, or JCAHO, audit. In preparation of the coming audit, Nightingale has released JCAHO’s Priority Focus Areas for the...

  13. An Imparative for Reform

    ego that far exceed their capabilities and capacity to safeguard the United States. Currently, Executive oversight and the publications of the 9/11 Commission Report and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (IRTPA) of 2004, along with the ongoing and lengthy wars in Afghanistan and Iraq...

  14. Ldwright

    Cathy Johnson, Hi, my name is Jasmine Anderson and I want to tell the about the Accreditation and Certification of The Joint Commission in healthcare facilities. Joint Commission accreditation can be earned by many types of healthcare organizations, including hospitals, doctors offices, nursing homes...

  15. miss

    Topic: Describe a recent innovation, and discuss its social and economic impacts Joint Replacement Surgery Nowadays, with increasing incomes there is also a greater expectation for good quality health services. As the result, new medical innovations are demanded. According to Lichtenberg (2013)...

  16. Joint Commission on Accredidation of Healthcare Organizations

    participation requirements– the Joint Commission, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or the state certification agencies [1]. More than 80% hospitals in the country voluntarily use the Joint Commission for accreditation purposes. Majority of US hospitals use Joint Commission because it has deemed...

  17. Hcs466 Matrix

    circumstances, |ADA assures that adaptive |their leading edges at or below| |specialized equipment, facility|Opportunity Commission under | | |discrimination based on |equipment is available for |27" may protrude any amount. |People with disabilities must...

  18. End Result Idea

    End Result Idea Tara LeNoir HCS/212 April 8, 2013 Brenda Young End Result Idea Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health care Organization formed around an idea by Ernest A. Codman, MD, FACS. Doctor Codman’s idea “was simply the premise that hospital staffs would follow every...

  19. Joint Commission History

    The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is a private, not for profit organization established in 1951 to evaluate health care organizations that voluntarily seek accreditation. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 16,000 health care organizations in the United...

  20. Space Shuttle Challenger

    videotape showed black smoke coming from the bottom field joint of the right solid rocket booster (SRB). The SRB comes in four segments that are assembled. The bottom field joint is the lowest joint on the SRB. The black smoke suggested that grease, joint insulation, and rubber O-rings were being burned. The...

  21. Hcs 430

    success. The Joint Commission is an organization which requires that the health care industry provides and maintains a safe environment for patients. If the health care industry does not have good leadership, the industry will suffer the consequences and not meet standards. The Joint Commission on the Accreditation...

  22. Joint Commission- National Patient Safety Goals

    Joint Commission- National Patient Safety Goals Kathy Linkous University of West Florida Joint Commission- National Patient Safety Goals The Joint Commission focuses on certain goals each year. For patient safety and positive outcomes, hospitals are required to follow certain standards. National...

  23. Hospital Accreditation

    The Joint Commission has accredited hospitals for more than 50 years and today it accredits approximately 4,500 general, children's, long term acute, psychiatric, rehabilitation and surgical specialty hospitals, and maintains a unique accreditation program for critical access hospitals. The Joint Commission...

  24. Regulatory Agency

    cohesive. The Agency’s Structure “The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is a private, not for profit organization established in 1951 to evaluate health care organizations that voluntarily seek accreditation. The Joint Commissions evaluates the accredits more than 16,000...

  25. History of Education in India

    continued till 1976, when the education became a joint responsibility of the state and the Centre. [edit] Education Commission The Education Commission under the Chairmanship of Dr. D. S. Kothari, the then Chairman, University Grants Commission, began its task on October 2,1964. It consisted of...

  26. The Joint Commission

    Running head: THE JOINT COMMISSION The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals Mary Schwantner NUR 206 Professor L. K. 09-20-2012 The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations...

  27. The Joint Commission

    http://www.jointcommission.org/ The Joint Commission was founded in 1951 with the intent to improve health care for the public. Today, they are responsible for accrediting more than 20,000 health care organizations across the country. There are 32 members that make up the governing board. They...

  28. Week 2 - Regulatory Agency Paper

    Paper The Joint Commission (TJC) is the nation's oldest and largest accrediting body in health care that sets the standards for quality care. It is a non-profit and independent organization that surveys and accredits more than 20,000 healthcare organizations in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation...

  29. The Life Of The Joint CommissionCorrica

     The Life of the Joint Commission Corrica Wrenfro HCS 430 Taryn Zubich Abstract In reading this paper the reader will get an experience of what the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care. The reader will see what the structure of the agency is and how they work towards...

  30. Health care Segment Agency Paper

    Ruth HCS/430 University Of Phoenix Lena Walker January 30, 2014 Health care segment agency such as Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) was an organizational group created with many professionals among various sequestered healthcare...