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.

To read articles written prior to January 2015, please view our Newsletter Archive.

 

Congratulations to Haven Behavioral Hospital of Southern Colorado in Pueblo, Colorado who recently achieved Joint Commission accreditation and CMS deemed status! The hospital provides specialized inpatient psychiatric services to military personnel and veterans. Also included in their TJC accreditation for the first time was the Family Support Center of Colorado Springs. The Center operates a PHP and […]
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Barrins & Associates is pleased to welcome our new client Grafton Integrated Health Network with headquarters in Winchester, Virginia Grafton provides a broad continuum of services including residential treatment, education, clinical services, early intervention, day treatment, and specialized applied behavior analysis treatment. Grafton is preparing for initial Joint Commission accreditation and we are pleased to be […]
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TJC recently published the Top Ten Standards Compliance Issues for the First Half of 2014. (See table below.) There is not much new or different from previous years but it’s worth noting that suicide risk assessment has now climbed to the # 2 spot on the list with 21% of behavioral health organizations found non-compliant […]
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Congratulations to our client Dublin Springs Hospital in Dublin, Ohio who recently received Joint Commission accreditation for their Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Service! Dublin Springs is a TJC accredited 72 bed behavioral hospital which opened in 2012. It is part of Springstone Inc. headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Congratulations to the Dublin Springs team on achieving […]
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Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care is a behavioral health system that offers a wide range of behavioral health services throughout New Jersey. Rutgers UBHC is part of the Rutgers University Medical School. Rutgers UBHC offers acute psychiatric services as well as a full continuum of community based services for children, adolescents, and adults. The organization is […]
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We attended the annual TJC Hospital Executives Briefings and CMS Update in New York City earlier this month. It was chock full of information on the latest TJC and CMS compliance issues. It was also a glimpse into what some of the key TJC focus areas will be in 2015. The following are highlights from […]
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Congratulations to our client Black Bear Lodge who also recently received initial Joint Commission accreditation! Black Bear Lodge is located in the foothills of northern Georgia and offers a holistic model of integrated substance abuse and mental health treatment. The program is part of Foundations Recovery Network  with headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.  Congratulations to the Black Bear team on […]
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The Village for Families and Children is located in Hartford, Connecticut and has been serving children and families since 1809. The Village offers a wide range of services including prevention/early intervention, outpatient behavioral health, residential treatment as well as foster care and adoption services. The Village for Families and Children is seeking initial Joint Commission accreditation […]
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Congratulations to our client Oceanview Psychiatric Health Facility in Long Beach, California who recently achieved initial Joint Commission accreditation and deemed status for their freestanding psychiatric hospital! OPF is part of Collaborative Neuroscience Network (CNS) which is a leading clinical research center in Southern California. CNS specializes in the testing of new medications for a […]
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Osage Beach Center for Cognitive Disorders is a new twelve bed psychiatric hospital located in Osage Beach, Missouri. The hospital specializes in the treatment of conditions often associated with aging and/or that impact the cognitive abilities or functioning of individuals. OBCCD is located on the campus of Osage Beach Rehabilitation and Health Care Center and is […]
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