Plans - Environment of Care Leadership Oversight

Is an organization's governing board required to approve Environment of Care management plans?

There is no specific Leadership or Environment of Care standard that requires the organization's governing body to approve environment of care management plans. If the governing body determines that review of environment of care management plans is their duty, then that must occur. There must be regular communication between the governing body and hospital leadership with regard to safety and quality, which may include environment of care issues.
Last updated on February 21, 2018
Manual: Laboratory
Chapter: Environment of Care EC

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