You’ll need to set up a command center during surveys, where you and your team can coordinate on documents, problems, and updates. This document will help you ensure that all issues that come up are marked down so you can resolve them.

Appendix A just deals with hospitals. If you work for a different type of facility, use this table of contents to find the appendix you need.

National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) are one of the ways The Joint Commission highlights major problem areas in patient safety. Even if you’re not Joint Commission accredited, it’s a good idea to look at the NPSGs to see what major health concerns are.

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