A template for initial and ongoing competency assessment for employees.

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.

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

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.

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

Use forms such as these to develop a list of the clinical contracts that Joint Commission surveyors might ask to review, along with the non-clinical contracts the CMS has shown an interest in.

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.

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