An article on high reliability and The Joint Commission’s ORO 2.0 assessment tools and resource library.

A document for the scribe to use on survey day to document surveyor interactions, locations/departments surveyed, findings, documents requested and other pertinent information to your organization.

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.

Changing or picking a new AO for your facility takes effort, but sometimes it’s what’s best your organization. This article tells you what you need to consider before looking for a new accreditor.

This article is about The Joint Commission’s stricter stance on hand hygiene. However, it also comes with tips on hand hygiene compliance and a case study that apply to all facilities

Check your training and education goals against this checklist, primarily compiled from hospital standards by The Joint Commission (TJC) as well as other sources. While this list concentrates on TJC requirements, CMS requires all accrediting organizations to have education and training...