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TJC Proposed Changes to the Emergency Management Chapter

On September 1, 2021, The Joint Commission posted the long-awaited Proposed Changes to the Emergency Management Chapter.  The ...
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New Antibiotic Stewardship Requirements on the Horizon

On August 4, 2021, The Joint Commission posted new elements of performance related to MM 09.01.01 Antibiotic Stewardship. ...
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Heads Up! Medication or Not?

Many organizations may be leaving these opportunities for improvement on the table.  Did you know that any toothpaste ...
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Covid-19 Resources for Environmental Services

Recently the American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust and the Center for Disease Control updated their ...
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If Talent Management is the Biggest Challenge in Healthcare- What Can You Do?

The July 13, 2021, electronic issue of Becker’s CEO Report shares with us the results of a recent ...
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2021 Top 5 deficient areas identified by Courtemanche & Associates

1. Competency: With advances in technology and more complex responsibilities amongst staff, the area of competency assessment and ...
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The Joint Commission has shared that  proposed Resuscitation Standards will be finalized in July 2021 with an effective ...
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CMS QSO – Exercise Exemption/Emergency Operations Plan

On June 21, 2021, CMS issued QSO 20-41 outlining and clarifying the Emergency Operations Plan Exercise Requirements in ...
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The Joint Commission Releases Newly Revised Prepublication Standards for the Prevention of Workplace Violence

The Joint Commission has approved the prepublication standards for the Prevention of Workplace Violence, that take effect January ...
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