Getting leadership involved in the accreditation process is crucial for your success. With this tracer, try to get hospital leaders involved in the process at least once a week. The title says Friday, but any day can work.

A fill-in-the-blank contract listing the responsibilities and expectations of those working on a quality improvement program.

A template for initial and ongoing competency assessment for employees.

Surveyors continue to focus on the monitoring of contracted services. This article and accompanying checklists shows you how to get on top of it.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers this checklist to use as you review your orders of command succession, which is required for your emergency preparedness planning.

Examples of who should be in a chapter team, goals, and tasks.

An article on how to take another facility’s innovation or quality improvement project and making it work in your facility.

Project management tool to help the accreditation coordinator monitor compliance activities.

Project management tool to help the accreditation coordinator monitor compliance activities.

This article and checklist are a starting points on apologizing patients after an adverse event, as well as doing a root cause analysis to discover what went wrong.