JCAHO REQUIREMENT: Revisions to Waived Testing Standards Reflect Advancements in the Field
Source: Joint Commission Perspectives, Volume 24, Number 7, July 2004 , pp. 7-8(2)
Publisher: Joint Commission Resources
Abstract:To address the growing number of waived testing methods, as well as the risk to patient safety and quality of care if waived testing is performed improperly, the Joint Commission approved revisions to its waived testing standards. They will be effective January 1, 2005, for ambulatory care, assisted living, behavioral health care, home care, hospital, laboratory, and long term care.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2004-07-01
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