DNV GL Healthcare Releases Updated Hospital Accreditation Requirements
DNV GL Healthcare has released updated NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance. These updates are effective January 21, 2019.
NIAHO Revision 18-2 includes several CMS-approved requirements including, but not limited to:
- Clarification of the definition of Hospital to correspond with 42 CFR Section 482.1
- New medication management requirement related to antimicrobial stewardship
- Revision to surgical services requirement regarding documentation
- Revision to medical record requirements to align with H&P requirements.
StayAlert! is currently reviewing the updates and will publish additional notices along with related policies in the upcoming work.
Follow the link below to review the updated NIAHO Hospital Accreditation requirements.
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