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Joint Commission approves performance measures for advanced certification in heart failure

Accreditation Insider, January 6, 2015

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Effective January 1, organizations are required to collect data for six mandatory inpatient measures to meet The Joint Commission’s disease-specific care advanced certification in heart failure (ACHF).

The ACHF measure set has six mandatory inpatient measures and seven optional outpatient measures to help organizations with the care of the heart failure patient during the transition from inpatient to outpatient care. The accreditor encourages organizations to collect data if the data are available and accessible.

Read more from The Joint Commission here.

 



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