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Standards Revisions for Medication Management

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The Joint Commission has revised its Medication Management (MM) standards for all applicable accreditation programs to assure that they continue to reflect evidence-based practices and quality and safety issues that have emerged from the field in recent years.

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06/28/2017
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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions to Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapters Related to Life Safety Code Update

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As announced in the November 2016 issue of Perspectives, The Joint Commission revised the Life Safety (LS) and Environment of Care (EC) chapters following adoption of the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 101: Life Safety Code and NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code.

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06/28/2017
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Prepublication Standards – Distinct Part Unit Element of Performance (EP) Deletions for EPs that do not Crosswalk to Hospital CoPs

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The Joint Commission is deleting six EPs related to Distinct Part Units (DPU) for critical access hospitals. The deletions are designed to streamline the program so that it addresses only those requirements that crosswalk to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Conditions of Partici

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06/21/2017
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