November 14, 2016

Joint Commission survey standards tighten for 2017

By: Judith M. Mathias, MA, RN

Beginning January 1, 2017, the Joint Commission is “making significant changes in its survey methods and its standards manual,” says John R. Rosing, MHA, FACHE, executive vice president and principal, Patton Healthcare Consulting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and OR managers need to be prepared for them.

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