We hope you find the following resources helpful for your ongoing compliance with TJC and CMS requirements. We have included articles from the current issue of our newsletter as well as access to our newsletter archives and useful Industry Links for Behavioral Healthcare.

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Congratulations to our client Bluff Plantation in Augusta, Georgia, who recently achieved initial Joint Commission accreditation! Bluff Plantation, a program of RiverMend Health, is a comprehensive residential addiction recovery program.
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Congratulations to our client Akua Mind and Body in Orange County, California who recently achieved initial Joint Commission accreditation! Akua Mind & Body provides comprehensive, holistic addiction treatment including detox, day treatment, IOP, and sober living programs.
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Renaissance Ranch Outpatient Treatment in Salt Lake City, Utah, offers intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment including specialized programs for men and women, a family program, and a sober living home.
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Behavioral Health Partners of Frederick is a joint program of Sheppard Pratt Health System and Frederick Regional Health System and offers outpatient mental health services at three clinics in Frederick County, Maryland.
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Beachside Recovery is located in Newport Beach, California, and provides a full range of detox, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment.
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The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare recently made available the Oro 2.0 High Reliability Organizational Assessment. The assessment is an online tool designed to assist hospitals in evaluating their progress toward high reliability and support them in attaining the goal of zero patient harm. The web-based tool is available to accredited organizations on their Joint Commission Connect extranet site. The Oro 2.0 Assessment guides the leadership team through a series of questions on key strategic performance issues. It’s based on the High Reliability Maturity Model.
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Effective July 1, 2016, TJC’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program will include standards for case management services provided to individuals being served in a Housing First program. The new standards are designed to assist individuals with serious mental illness, substance abuse disorders, and other behavioral healthcare issues. They are applicable only to TJC accredited behavioral healthcare organizations that provide case management services to for clients in a Housing First program.
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We were pleased to attend the 2016 Consultants Forum sponsored by TJC last month at their headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. The meeting is an invitational event and there were 12 consulting firms represented.
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Congratulations to our client SoCal Detox in San Clemente, California, who recently achieved initial Joint Commission accreditation! SoCal Detox provides medically managed detoxification services in two residential settings.
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Congratulations to our client Silver Rock Recovery in Las Vegas, Nevada, who recently achieved initial Joint Commission accreditation! Silver Rock Recovery is a specialized men’s addiction treatment program that offers detox, residential treatment, PHP, IOP, and Continuing Care.
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