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The Joint Commission has published a new Compendium of Resources to provide clinicians and other healthcare educators with up-to-date patient education ...
Today is National Time Out Day, an awareness campaign started by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) to support safe practices in the ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has added a new requirement for Ambulatory Care Organizations that provide sleep center services. Effective January 1, 2018 TJC ...
According to TJC, standards LS.01.01.01, EP 6 and EC.02.03.05, EP 25 address the use of a rated fire door assembly installed in lesser rated or non-rated ...
In September 2011 The Joint Commission (TJC) issued a Sentinel Event Alert on the radiation risks associated with diagnostic imaging. The alert underscored ...
TJC cites the following: According to NFPA 101-2012, 18/19.1.1.1.5 and 18/19.1. 1.1.9 if a facility provides sleeping accommodations for individuals who are ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently issued a series of clarifications to assist organizations with certain Life Safety Code requirements. Today's notice reviews ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has issued clarifications to four of their Life Safety Code requirements. StayAlert! will review each clarification individually. Today's ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced revisions to National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) 7 which requires organizations to reduce the risk of health-care ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that, effective July 1, 2017, numerous elements of performance (EPs) are deleted from their nonhospital programs.
The Joint Commission (TJC) has opened two new field reviews seeking input on proposed requirements for direct-patient-telehealth services in the ambulatory ...
TJC cites numerous contributing factors to patient safety events involving crash carts, including but not limited to: * Medication errors and mix-ups * Missing, ...
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) using the same lancing/fingerstick device for more than one individual, even if the lancet is ...
The Joint Commission has announced completion of its EP Review Project. TJC had conducted an EP review for its hospital program and this current project has ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) is currently developing a new, optional certification for hospitals, the Thrombectomy-capable Stroke Center Advanced Certification.
TJC expects organizations to have a process “…to ensure the refrigerator functions properly to ensure safe storage of its food contents.” * TJC requires ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently posted a new frequently asked question that addresses requirements for updating a patient's History and Physical when a ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently addressed a question about titration orders in a standards FAQ. According to TJC, when titration orders are allowed by the ...
TJC is also proposing the revised NPSG be applicable to the Critical Access Hospital accreditation program. The proposed revisions are intended to assist ...
Key revisions to the Life Safety Chapter include: * Clarifying that hospitals using TJC accreditation for deemed status must comply with the 2012 Life Safety Code ...
The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a new MLN Matters article about Advance Care Planning (ACP) Implementation for Outpatient ...
According to TJC, sentinel event data reveals that, “…leadership's failure to create an effective safety culture is a contributing factor to many types of adverse ...
Included with today's notice are example policies related to this TJC requirement. Resources: * Customizable Documents * Alternative Equipment Maintenance ...
The Joint Commission (TJC) is informing accredited organizations that revisions to requirements to the Environment of Care and Life Safety chapters have been ...
According to TJC, citations will be listed under Leadership standard 04.01.01, element of performance 2 which requires organizations to provide care, treatment ...
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