Joint Commission delays introduction of revised standard

June 2008
AHA News;6/9/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p2
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The article reports that the U.S. Joint Commission's Board of Commissioners has decided to postpone the implementation of its revised Medical Staff 1.20 standard until its deadline on July 1, 2009. The suspension was advised by a task force involved in addressing concerns with regard to the revisions made to the standard in mid-2007. The standard addresses medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, among others.


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