The Joint Commission on May 27 announced that it will begin to resume some survey and review activities in June, and account executives will be contacting organizations due for a survey.
The Joint Commission is reviewing a variety of factors and criteria to help determine where and which organizations will be surveyed. These include identifying and prioritizing low-risk areas in which they can safely survey.
The survey process will include physical distancing, wearing of masks, simulating activity if unable to enter a high-risk space, and driving in separate cars to locations.
The survey will not retroactively review compliance, but rather, surveyors will work to understand how an organization has adapted to COVID-19 and review current practices to ensure they are providing safe care and a safe environment.Read More >>