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.

 

TJC has proposed revisions to the Human Resources chapter in the Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Manual. The proposed revised standards are available on the TJC website on the Standards Field Review page. The Field Review page contains both the proposed new standards/elements of performance and a crosswalk of the current standards to the proposed revisions. […]
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Barrins & Associates is pleased to welcome our new client SafetyNet Behavioral Healthcare located in Montgomery, Alabama. SafetyNet is a residential program that offers long term treatment for youth ages 10 to 18 with ongoing behavioral, emotional and/or psychiatric needs. The organization offers four distinct treatment programs on three separate campuses. SafetyNet Behavioral Healthcare is […]
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Congratulations to our client La Paloma Treatment Center in Memphis, Tennessee who recently underwent their highly successful initial survey from The Joint Commission! La Paloma provides a full continuum of substance abuse treatment services including residential, PHP and aftercare services. They specialize in providing dual diagnosis treatment for individuals dealing with both substance abuse and mental […]
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With the New Year underway, the 2014 TJC standards are now in full effect. As part of your continuous readiness program, it’s critical for you and your team to be up to speed on the current TJC requirements, recent changes, and top focus areas. To support your efforts, we are again offering our popular TJC […]
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We have updated our tracer tools to reflect the 2014 Joint Commission standards. There is one tracer tool for psychiatric hospitals that is based on the 2014 TJC Hospital standards. This tool can also be used for psychiatric units in acute care hospitals. There is another tracer tool for behavioral health organizations/programs that is based on […]
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Barrins & Associates is pleased to welcome our new client Breaking Barriers Rehab Center located in Troy, Michigan. BBRC provides specialized treatment for individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury.The organization provides a wide variety of services including neuropsychiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language therapy and nursing, all tailored to the needs of the […]
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