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Joint Commission to Release Communication, Language Standards to Encourage Health Equity
The Joint Commission will be releasing new standards for hospitals surrounding language, culture, and communication in...
Joint Commission Reinstates Anti-Discrimination Requirements
The Joint Commission has announced it will reinstate an anti-discrimination requirement that had been removed. As of...
Joint Commission Announces Field Review for Medication Reconciliation Goal
The Joint Commission has announced the field review of its revised medication reconciliation requirement. The field...
Hospitals Should Review Joint Commission Standards in Light of DC Nurse Firings
The firings of 15 nurses and six other essential personnel by Washington (DC) Hospital Center for failing to show up to...
Involve Physicians in Your Hospital's Disaster Plans
One thing is clear when it comes to Joint Commission surveyors reviewing your disaster plans: If people from various...
Joint Commission Postpones Field Review of Revised Medication Reconciliation
The Joint Commission will wait to release National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 08.01.01 to the field so its advisory and...
New Joint Commission Survey Process Takes into Account Hospitals' Time Demands
Relief will come to facilities waiting for their unannounced survey from The Joint Commission, as a new and more...
Top Joint Commission Citations: Corridor Clutter, Door Wedges
The Joint Commission's focus on Life Safety Code® compliance doesn't look to be subsiding, as evidenced by fire...
Joint Commission Releases Interim Staffing Effectiveness Standards
The Joint Commission has released a series of interim requirements to the staffing effectiveness standards, which are...
New Joint Commission Policy Affects Survey Options for Hospitals
The Joint Commission has announced a new policy for accredited hospitals seeking deemed status. This new policy will...

Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Hospital Safety Center
Improve compliance with hospital safety standards from The Joint Commission, OSHA, and other regulators with this...
Newsletter: Healthcare Life Safety Compliance
Created exclusively for healthcare facility managers, plant operations professionals, and directors of engineering...
Book: Root Cause Analysis Basics
Our experts have put their years of RCA experience to work for you. This valuable guide will explain how to conduct an...
Book: Environment of Care Compliance Manual, Fourth Edition
This valuable resource not only updates the standards, it also offers tips and advice to stay compliant with new and...
Continuing Education: Training Physicians to Lead Clinical Integration: Colorado Springs, CO
Advancing physician-hospital collaboration to increase quality and decrease costs is harder than it looks. In Training...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 1 Year Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 1 Year Print and Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 2 Year Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 2 Year Print and Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...