Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Nonprofit Accrediting Orgs, Regulatory Bodies, and Professional Associations in U.S. Health Care
Slide content:TJC Accreditation - 2 Tools TJC uses to measure performance Integrated Survey Process (ISP): An in-person visit to evaluate performance across an organization Outcome Research Yields Excellence (ORYX): System for health care organizations to report information to TJC about patients with certain conditions (core measure sets) The core measure sets reported depend on the type and size of the organization 10
Slide notes:The Joint Commission collects data for accreditation through on-site surveys and performance measurement. T he Integrated Survey Process, or ISP , is an on-site survey that usually lasts at least three days and involves extensive meetings between TJCs survey team and leaders of the health care organization being accredited. Secondly, T JC requests that organizations submit data through a performance measurement system known as Outcome Research Yields Excellence, or ORYX . This tool is directly relevant to information technology professionals. Hospitals are required to collect and transmit data to TJC about patients with certain conditions. Treatments for these conditions are considered core measures of the health care organization s performance and improvement. 10