NAPHS Representation on Joint Commission PTACs.
NAPHS holds seats on two key Professional and Technical Advisory Committees (PTACs) within The Joint Commission: the Hospital PTAC and the Behavioral Health PTAC.
NAPHS also participates in The Joint Commission's Liaison Network.
NAPHS Leadership Role in HBIPS
NAPHS has also been playing a leadership role in efforts that have led to The Joint Commission's core measures for inpatient psychiatric services. Learn more about the "Hospital-Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services" (HBIPS) core measures and the role of NAPHS.
Joint Commission releases updated Sentinel Event data updated to June 2013. Link to the full report or view specific sections including 1) a Sentinel Event Data Summary—As of August 1, 2013; 2) Sentinel Event Data—Event Type by Year; and 3) Sentinel Event Data—Root Cause by Event Type.
NAPHS comment letter on proposed rule on "Medicare/Medicaid Programs: Survey, Certification and Enforcement Procedures”
Final notice: "Medicare and Medicaid: Approval of the Joint Commission for Deeming Authority for Psychiatric Hospitals" [View]
Official Joint Commission Web site on HBIPS. Check back frequently for the latest updates.
A Customer's Guide to a Successful Joint Commission Survey