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The standards in this chapter set forth a framework to ensure that the processes supporting patient rights, proper consideration of patients and their families, cultural sensitivity, and...

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This chapter emphasizes written policies and procedures as well as processes for continuously monitoring temperature control—not only of freezers and refrigerators, but also of all other types of...

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Waived testing has been gaining popularity in recent surveys. Surveyors will focus questioning on waived testing during the patient tracer process, and you will want your staff members to be...

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The Joint Commission expects medical staff leadership to be intimately involved in ensuring that the care provided to patients is safe and effective, especially given that the governing board has...

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In the current survey process, 65%–75% of the survey time is spent conducting various types of tracers, such as those focusing on emergency management, infection control, and patient care on a unit...

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If your hospital or healthcare system includes any ambulatory sites or owns any physician offices and they meet the specific conditions for inclusion in your survey,* you must ensure that these...

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This new chapter in the Accreditation Manual for Hospitals doesn’t include new standards or elements of performance. Its purpose is to identify ways to use existing requirements to improve patient...

Survey Success: A Hospital Guide to Mock Surveys gets your entire team ready for the moment surveyors walk through your front door.

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