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    Joint Commission formally known as the Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is and independent, non-for-profit organization (JCAHO, 2015). JCAHO was found in 1951 it role is too provided safely and quality care that received by health care organization throughout the United States. Therefore, before the commission can reach any goals they are using a measurement system which helps with survey’s to grant accreditation to healthcare organization that is other role joint commission has. In today, society joint commission have over 17,000 healthcare facilities that are accredited and can be accredited by the joint commission formally known as JCAHO in the United stated. Here are list of facilities that became accredited: Psychiatric Hospital Children’s Hospital Rehabilitation Hospital Home Healthcare Nursing home and other long term facilities Ambulatory care providers Clinical laboratories Healthcare staffing services Basically anything that is dealing with patient safety will need to be check and passing with good standard by Joint Commission. I would not want to work for a facilities if not certified or accredited by joint commission and I know patients will not feel safe just knowing that that equipment the hospital are using is not updated and some of the medical staff member…

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    Joint Commission Purpose

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    First who is joint commission and what is there purpose? The joint commission was formed in 1951 as a not-for-profit, private nongovernmental organization by the American College of physicians, American College of Surgeons, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, and later, the American Dental Association, for the purpose of improving the quality of health care provided to the public. The Joint Commission has changed its mission to not only address the quality of patient…

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    Joint Commission Case

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    3. What is the impact of the policy to this institution (economic, implementation, services, etc.)? The objective of the Joint Commission standard is to focus on quality improvement, not blame. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has recently instituted new standards to encourage facilities to focus on infection control. Factoring in, all hospitals are required by the Joint Commission to demonstrate compliance with hand washing practices. The handwashing practices…

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    The Joint Commission has instituted a number of goals nationally with the aim to improve patients’ safety. The goals selected look at areas that are of concern in the healthcare industry, particularly how it affect patients’ safety and make recommendations how to reduce if not eradicated these. Using the evidence-based prevention measures instituted by the Joint Commission both hospitals, Holy Cross Hospital located in Silver Spring, Maryland and Shady Grove Hospital situated in, Rockville,…

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    Joint Commission History

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    The Joint Commission, created in 1951, is a non-profit organization composed of 32 members, including doctors, nurses, administrators, and among others in the health facility. The Joint Commission undergoes a survey every 3 years to assure safety. The intention is to provide a high quality and safety care in the medical facility by investigating errors, analyzing the cause, and fixing the problem. In 2002, The Joint Commission established its National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), wherein the…

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    Also, the Joint Commission was founded in 1951 and this organization certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States. The organizations observed under the Joint commission are hospitals, home health care, laboratory, nursing care centers, ambulatory and office based surgery, and more. Since the JCAHO organization is highly trusted by patients, this certified organization is highly recognized because it stands as a symbol of quality and that is reflected because of the…

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    The Joint Commission was established in 1951 with assistance from the American College of Physicians, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, and the Canadian Medical Association after Ernest Codman, M.D. set forth a initiative calling for the “end result system of hospital standardization.” With that the he helped create American College of Surgeons first along with first minimum of standards which was only 18 pages long (The Joint, 2016). Today the Joint…

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    Joint Commission, Policy and Procedure Manuals were put in place to protect the patient. The patient safety is paramount in very setting. It does not matter if nurses are at some health fair, offering free Flu shots or in the operating with the physician performing an exploratory laparotomy. The QSEN Safety and Evidence Based Practice if properly followed ensures the safety of the patient. Based on EBP it is mandated at my job that all central venous line dressing should be changed on every…

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    “All people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.” ~ Joint Commission Vision~ The Joint Commission is a company that you must earn an accreditation from. Which means you have to uphold high standards of patient care in order to obtain accreditation from them. The Joint Commission helps health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. They are there to make sure that the best medical care standards are upheld in various…

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    The Joint Commission and Patient Safety For more than twenty-five years, The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO), which is renamed as The Joint Commission (TJC), has published every year The Patient Safety Goals to be implemented by all healthcare institutions nationwide. In 2009, TJC established the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Health Care. As the quality-improvement arm of TJC, the center embarked in addressing patient safety problems in…

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