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The Physical Environment Portal Announcements

October 28, 2016

The Joint Commission has identified 25 Life Safety and Environment of Care elements of performance, from eight standards, that have been frequently cited during survey activity over the past four years. The Physical Environment portal, in partnership with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), is available on the Joint Commission website and will provide information to reduce findings of non-compliance.

The following content is now available on The Physical Environment portal:


Please visit the portal to learn more on how to improve patient safety with:

  • Best practices in the patient care environment

  • High Reliability practices for leadership to assess and ensure compliance