Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Medical Equipment and Utility System Maintenance for the CAH Deemed Program

In August 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) clarified in a Survey and Certification letter (S&C 14-41-CAH) the circumstances when a critical access hospital may implement an alternative equipment maintenance (AEM) program. Learn More

Field Reviews Open for Public Comment

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


The Joint Commission is seeking input from the field on the:

  • Proposed Requirements for Perinatal Care Certification program. Learn More
  • Proposed revisions to Diagnostic Imaging requirements. Learn More
  • Proposed Requirements for the Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Certification Program. Learn More

SEA 52 - Misuse of Vials - Webinar Replay

John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award

You're Invited!

Tuesday September 2, 2014
Behavioral Health Conference 2014


Join us October 15-16th in Rosemont, IL for our Annual Behavioral Health Conference. Our annual conference will cover topics from strategies to enhance person-centered care, treatment or services to action plans for all behavioral health settings. Get an overview of successful Behavioral Health Home models and learn more about how to become an accreditation champion in your organization. Learn More

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Ken Filbert - Owner
Family Statcare of Northeast Ohio, LLC

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