Top Standards Compliance Issues for First Half of 2012
Abstract:This article provides preliminary data on the most frequently cited standards and requirements from Joint Commission accreditation and certification programs for the first half of 2012. Twelve bar graphs (representing the ambulatory care, behavioral health care, critical access hospital, disease-specific care certification, health care staffing services certification, home care, hospital, laboratory and point-of-care testing, long term care, Medicare/Medicaid certification–based long term care, office-based surgery practices, and palliative care programs) display the standards and requirements identified most frequently as “not compliant” from January 1, 2012, through June 30, 2012.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2012-10-01
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