2017 Joint Commission and CMS Crosswalk: Comparing Hospital Standards and CoPs by Joint Commission Resources
2017 Joint Commission and CMS Crosswalk Comparing Hospital Standards and CoPs Soft Cover
Crosswalk tool helps to ensure facility compliance with CMS K-tags
Briefings on The Joint Commission is a monthly publication that provides regulatory analysis, case studies from your peers, best practices, and field-tested tools and forms to prepare you for Joint Commission survey day. One of the fiercest fights in surgery is about ears. Do you cover them while conducting surgery? This simple question has fueled a bitter fight ever since The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses AORN officially recommended that bouffant hats be worn in the OR by all surgical team members. You have your chance. Through May 7, The Joint Commission is accepting comment on proposed revisions to National Patient Safety Goal 15 on reducing the risk of patient self-harm. In a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, the committee is asking for what could be reams of information from the agency about patient harm and incidents of misconduct at acute care hospitals.
HFM Daily offers blog coverage by the award-winning HFM editorial team and links to in-depth information on health care design, construction, engineering, environmental services, operations and technology. With the myriad codes, standards, guidelines and regulations affecting the physical environment of health care facilities today, it can be difficult to know how all of these work together and how to comply within a given facility. Over the past 55 years, ASHE has created hundreds of monographs, checklists and tools, and held thousands of webinars, presentations and conference breakout sessions on code compliance. The crosswalk can be used in many ways. An example of how it can be used regarding a question about anesthetizing locations, temperature and humidity requirements would be as follows: A search of the crosswalk would discover that the requirements for anesthetizing locations are addressed by K-Tag K
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With all the published standards, guidelines and recommended practices around reprocessing Sterile Processing SP managers may be baffled on which ones to follow. However, there are many ways to help interpret how these published documents relate to each other. Some of the tools that I have found helpful to compare these documents are considered crosswalks. There are many such crosswalks available to healthcare professionals that can be very useful. Following are some of the ones that I have used and found very helpful regarding sterilization and high-level disinfection. A glimpse of those crosswalks is shown in Table 1. Note: Sterilization used for items such as implants and surgical instruments.
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