Joint Commission changes survey agenda process

March 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Mar2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p33
The article provides information on the revised agenda of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for process of surveys. According to the article the new agenda is more collaborative and will be more sensitive to time demands during on-site surveys by health care institutes and staff. The new agenda will be implemented from this year and it will not affect certification reviews. The article also provides details about the procedure of the survey and its guidelines.


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