Remember to keep checking for a new Survey Activity Guide (SAG) from The Joint Commission (TJC), which is promised for July and will include new...Read More »
As regular survey activities slowly resume, expect The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organizations (AO) to follow CMS in focusing...Read More »
Download checklists provided by CMS and the CDC to review your infectious disease preparedness plans as the COVID-19 emergency continues to ebb...Read More »
Leadership attention, policy revisions keys to recoveryRead More »
If you are expecting a survey from your accreditation organization (AO) in the upcoming weeks and months, check in with your liaison. All four...Read More »
What deficiencies would you cite and why? And how would you correct them?
You be the surveyor.
The following information was taken...Read More »
CMS announced it is combining the interpretive guidelines that its surveyors use for psychiatric hospitals into the main Appendix A for hospitals...Read More »
CMS is revising its State Operations Manual (SOM) for hospitals in one of the first significant overhauls in more than a year. But be aware that...Read More »
Healthcare compliance changed quite a bit in the last decade. For one thing, fire safety moved into the current millennium with the adoption of...Read More »
On October 28, The Joint Commission will retire it's Standards BoosterPaks resources. On December 31, the Leading Practice Library will be retired...Read More »