January 19, 2018

Joint Commission releases 2018 Hospital Compliance Assessment Checklist

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

Joint Commission Resources on January 17 released the 2018 Hospital Compliance Assessment Checklist, a self-assessment workbook designed to help organizations with standards compliance and survey readiness.

In addition to hospital standards and elements of performance (EP), this year’s Checklist includes:

  • High-level prompts to promote staff discussion and cultivate compliance strategies.
  • Questions for assessing each EP in the accreditation manual.
  • Tracer questions and worksheets to help an organization prepare for a survey.
  • Site license that lets accreditation prep team share data.

 The cost of the publication ranges from $179 (soft cover) to $259 (site license).


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