February 21, 2019

Joint Commission seeking comments on proposed EP for office-based surgery practices using fluoroscopy

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

The Joint Commission on February 20 announced that it is seeking comments on a proposed element of performance (EP) for office-based surgery practices that provide fluoroscopy services.

The new requirement−Environment of Care (EC) standard EC.02.02.01−addresses the monitoring of radiation exposure badges.

The deadline for comments is March 29.

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