January 2, 2019

Joint Commission launches webpage covering four high-risk areas

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor’s Note

The Joint Commission on December 19 launched a webpage that covers four high-risk areas that surveyors evaluate.

The “4-1-1 on Survey Enhancements” interactive page provides resources for:

  • Sterile medication compounding
  • Suicide prevention
  • High-level disinfection and sterilization
  • Hemodialysis.

The Joint Commission enhanced its evaluation of these high risk areas in 2018 and created the 4-1-1 on Survey Enhancements series to help healthcare organizations prepare for these enhancements, reduce risk, and prevent adverse events.

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