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Barrins & Associates E-Newsletter: “TJC and CMS News for the Behavioral Healthcare Industry”

A key component of Joint Commission continuous readiness is staying abreast of current developments from TJC – and how they impact your organization. Our monthly E-Newsletter brings that critical information to your Inbox.

It includes up-to-the-minute information on developments from both TJC and CMS that impact the behavioral healthcare industry. We’ve published our newsletter for almost 10 years (LINK to newsletter archive). Each month, it’s circulated to more than 1700 professionals in the behavioral healthcare industry.

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E-Newsletter: A Resource for Continuous Readiness

You can readily use our E-Newsletter as a tool to strengthen your organization’s continuous readiness program. It provides several benefits:

  • You get a newsletter that’s geared exclusively to the behavioral healthcare industry.
  • You get a publication you can easily distribute to key leaders and managers.
  • You get timely information on new standards and requirements from TJC and CMS.
  • You get advice on how to tackle the new requirements and achieve full compliance.
  • You get samples, tips, and links to valuable industry resources.
  • You can search by topic in our Newsletter Archive to get the precise information you need.

E-Newsletter: Relevant Topics for the Behavioral Healthcare Industry

Our newsletter topics are highly relevant for behavioral healthcare organizations that need to comply with TJC and/or CMS requirements. Here’s a sample of topics we’ve covered over the past year:

  • Survey Outcomes for Psychiatric Hospitals and BH Organizations
  • Guidance from CMS and TJC Regarding Surveying Ligature Risks
  • Revisions to National Patient Safety Goal on Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Outcomes Measurement
  • New CMS Complaint Survey Website
  • TJC Puts Infection Control Issues High on Radar
  • Trauma Assessment: Feedback From Recent Surveys
  • Closed Medical Records Reviews: TJC Survey Feedback
  • Program-Specific Tracer on Suicide Prevention
  • Evaluating Your Culture of Safety
  • Feedback from TJC Consultants Forum
  • CMS Validation Surveys
  • Increased Scrutiny of Hand Hygiene During Surveys
  • New Pain Management Standards for Hospitals

Feedback from Clients

Feedback from readers on our monthly newsletter has been extremely positive (and gratifying!) We often get follow-up questions and emails from readers after they read an issue. We answer each of these individually and often incorporate them into FAQs in our newsletter articles.

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