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Web Exclusive: AMA: Patients Lack Education on Physician Credentials
In an effort to boost legislation requiring all healthcare providers' advertisements to clearly designate their...
Joint Commission Reinstates Anti-Discrimination Requirements
The Joint Commission has announced it will reinstate an anti-discrimination requirement that had been removed. As of...
Suicide Risk Assessment an Important Part of Joint Commission Survey
Identifying patients at risk for suicide has been a requirement of the National Patient Safety Goals since 2007. Since...
Long-Term Care Providers Preparing for RAI Implementation
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently posted the remaining sections of the new Resident Assessment...
Joint Commission Changes Preliminary Denial of Accreditation Rules
The Joint Commission has announced two changes to its Preliminary Denial of Accreditation (PDA) decision—the...
Medical Staffs Benefit from DNV's Educational Approach to Accreditation Surveys
Until recently, hospitals have had few options for accreditation surveys: The Joint Commission or their respective...
Hospital Learns Lessons During its Transition to ISO 9001 Certification
When the concept of introducing ISO 9001 to the hospital setting first arose, concerns popped up that the quality...
Flexibility was Key to Successful Hospital System Survey
When Joint Commission surveyors arrived at Lee Memorial Health Systems in Fort Myers, FL, the result was a weeklong...
Hospital Makes the Most Out of Mock Surveys
Constructing a tracer process from scratch for a 645-bed hospital is no simple matter, but that was precisely the task...
New EPA Rule Requires Many Hospitals to Monitor Device Sterilization
A new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule—which has an important notification deadline coming...

Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Palm Springs, CA
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Colorado Springs, CO
Participants gain renewed energy and commitment to tackle leadership tasks and will leave ready to lead the medical...
Continuing Education: CANCELLED: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Colorado Springs, CO
Solutions to increase quality and safety of care and decrease costs through unique physician-hospital integration and...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual AHAP Conference: Las Vegas, NV
The AHAP conference brings together survey professionals to discuss solutions and best practices to achieve continual...
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...