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Revisions to the RI Standards

Effective July 1, 2022, The Joint Commission approved revisions to the Rights and Responsibilities of the Individual (RI) chapter for ambulatory health care organizations, behavioral health care and human services organizations, critical access hospitals, hospitals, home care organizations, and nursing care centers. The Joint Commission made several revisions in this chapter after an internal review. The changes concern a written policy on informed consent and organizational use of images, films, and recordings of patients.

Prepublication Standards: Effective July 1, 2022