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Projected Impact of the ICD-10-CM/PCS Conversion on Longitudinal Data and the Joint Commission Core Measures

Author: Fenton, Susan H.; Benigni, Mary Sue

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: July 2014


Abstract


The transition from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS is expected to result in longitudinal data discontinuities, as occurred with cause-of-death in 1999. The General Equivalence Maps (GEMs), while useful for suggesting potential maps do not provide guidance regarding the frequen....

HCFA, Joint Commission Show Some Restraint

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 2001


Hospitals and Behavioral Healthcare Settings

The 2001 Joint Commission standards on restraint and seclusion (TX.7.1 through TX.7.1.16) apply to all accredited behavioral healthcare facilities such as psychiatric units in general hospitals, free-standing psychiatric hospitals, and re....

Taking a Second Look at Joint Commission Standards

Author: Clark, Jean S.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2002


HIM professionals are well aware of the challenge of meeting Joint Commission standards. Now, however, a recently established review committee has the opportunity to recommend changes to the standards—and may even be able to reduce the burden of compliance.


That’s the....

Joint Commission Changes Standards and Survey Process

Author: Clark, Jean S.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 25, 2003

Change Needed

Changing standards and survey process is no easy task! It has taken the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (Joint Commission) leadership, staff, and volunteers more than two years to develop the final products for implementation on January 1, 200....

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' New Survey Process and Its Impact on HIM

Author: Catalano, Kathleen; Brown, Patricia J.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Overview of the "Shared Visions-New Pathways" Initiative


The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission) has a new survey initiative called "Shared Visions-New Pathways," and the change under this initiative in survey methodology became effectiv....

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