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 - 1 TJC accreditation signifies an organization meets TJCs standards for patient care Accreditation is earned by an entire health care organization (hospital, nursing home, office-based surgery practice, etc.) Procedure manual: emergency management, environment of care, HR, infection prevention and control 9
Slide notes:TJC performs two functions to keep patients safe. Achieving accreditation signifies that an organization meets TJCs standards for patient care. A ccreditation is earned by an entire health care organization, such as a hospital or a long term care facility. Each organization accredited by TJC has to follow a procedure manual customized for that type of organization. Sample topics in the manual include emergency management, environment of care, human resources, and infection prevention and control. 9