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 Certification TJC-accredited organizations and providers of health care staffing services can also earn certification for specific programs or services For chronic diseases and conditions Examples: asthma, diabetes, heart failure programs Programs can be within the medical center or in the community 13
Slide notes:The second main function of TJC is certification. Certification is a designation that specific criteria, deemed essential to the provision of specific health care services, are in place. Any health care organization and any provider of health care staffing services can earn certification for programs or services that address certain chronic diseases. A chronic disease is one that exists over the long term, such as diabetes. Programs eligible for certification may be located within a medical center or in the community. 13