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.
A full edition of Briefings on Accreditation & Quality, a HCPro newsletter on healthcare regulations and quality. Contains articles on Immediate Jeopardy, Life Safety Code clarifications, and a Accreditation 101 Q&A.
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.