Get the official Joint Commission standards and accreditation policies in the 2019 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (CAMH). A portable, updatable 3-ring binder includes color-coded tabs that allow you to find exactly what you need for standards compliance when you need it. Key Topics: Gold tab standards requirements including the standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2019 Standards and elements of performance for optional primary care medical home certification Blue tab accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, standards applicability, and more Details on the Intracycle Monitoring process and the Focused Standards Assessment (FSA) required of every accredited hospital Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness Key Features: Integrated regulatory requirements for deemed status Icons to help navigate documentation requirements as well as risk areas addressed in the FSA Color-coded blue and gold tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it What's New summary of changes made since the previous edition Easily update with the Subscription Update Service Standards: All hospital standards Setting: Organizations accredited under the Hospital Accreditation Program, including general, acute psychiatric, pediatric, medical/surgical specialty, long term acute care, and rehabilitation hospitals Key Audience: Staff responsible for accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement. If you d prefer an abridged manual for staff orientation or a handy resource for meetings, consider the 2019 Hospital Accreditation Standards.
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Introduction (INTRO) -- Patient safety systems (PS) -- Accrediation participation requirements (APR) -- Environment of care (EC) -- Emergency management (EM) -- Human resources (HR) -- Infection prevention and control (IC) -- Information management (IM) -- Leadership (LD) -- Life safety (LS) -- Medication management (MM) -- Medical staff (MS) -- National patient safety goals (NPSG) -- Nursing (NR) -- Provision of care, treatment, and services (PC) -- Performance improvement (PI) -- Record of care, treatment, and services (RC) -- Rights and responsibilities of the individual (RI) -- Transplant safety (TS) -- Waived testing (WT) -- Accreditation process information. The accreditation process (ACC) -- Standards applicability grid (SAG) -- Sentinel events (SE) -- The Joint Commission quality report (QR) -- Performance measurement and the ORYX Initiative (PM) -- Required written documentation (RWD) -- Early survey policy option (ESP) -- Primary care medical home certification option (PCMH) -- Appendix A. Medicare requirements for hospitals (AXA) -- Appendix B. Special conditions of participation for psychiatric hospitals (AXB) -- Glossary (GL) -- Index (IX).