Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

 (JCAHO)
a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public; it does this through the provision of health accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations. JCAHO is governed by a 28-member Board of Commissioners that includes nurses, physicians, consumers, medical directors, administrators, providers, employers, labor representatives, health plan leaders, quality experts, ethicists, health insurance administrators, and educators. The corporate members of JCAHO are the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, the American College of Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the American Hospital Association, and the American Medical Association.
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Last year was a year of milestones for accreditation of long-term care organizations complying with a new outcomes measurement approach sponsored by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Delray Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
Sierra Providence Physical Rehabilitation Hospital provides a broad spectrum of rehabilitation services and is equipped to handle brain injuries and other serious disorders and is accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
The study, commissioned originally to evaluate the feasibility of deeming Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accreditation as a substitute for state surveys, concluded that deeming was not to be.
Braun's new Solutions in Safety program can help healthcare organizations reduce hospital errors and maintain their good standing with the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Shelby Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
Gulf Coast Medical Center, Gulf Oaks Hospital and Professional Home Healthcare are accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation's largest and oldest hospital accreditation agency.
By the end of March, approximately 20 subacute care facilities had been surveyed by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in its new subacute accreditation program, and 50 organizations were in the process of being surveyed.
The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
An Interview with Mary Tellis-Nayak, RN, MSN Director, Long-Term Care Accreditation Services, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Both the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and CARF (The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission) expect to have assisted living standards published this year--JCHO by September and CARF possibly by the time you read this--and surveys under way by July for CARF and the fall of this year for JCAHO.
StatLock catheter securement devices were found to be superior to tape and suture, according to research in the new "Spotlight on Solutions: Compendium of Successful Practices" published by the National Patient Safety foundation and the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
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