MHA Today | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018
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February 14, 2018

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TJC Releases Addendum To Specifications Manual Version 2017B2
CMS Announces IQR Education Session

Quality and Population Health


TJC Releases Addendum To Specifications Manual Version 2017B2

Staff Contact: Sherry Buschjost

The Joint Commission released an addendum to Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures, version 2017B2, effective with Jan. 1 discharges. Changes are outlined in the release notes document and include a correction to the comprehensive stroke-10 algorithm to adjust the measure flow logic.

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CMS Announces IQR Education Session

Staff Contact: Sherry Buschjost

An outreach and education session for hospitals participating in the Inpatient Quality Reporting Program has been scheduled at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Registration is required for the webinar, “SEP-1 Early Management Bundle, Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: v5.3a Measure Updates.”

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Consider This ...

This Valentine's Day, give yourself the gift of heart health.

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention