Per CMS regulations, how often must a Critical Access Hospital evaluate its programs?
CMS regulation §485.641(a) addresses the periodic evaluation of a Critical Access Hospital’s (CAH) programs.
The CAH must carry out...
Do you recognize the following pain points in your healthcare organization?
Efficiently update and create policy and procedure documents
No centralized system for managing policies
Review and approval processes...
Does The Joint Commission require a hospital’s Director of Nursing to have a Master’s Degree?
The Joint Commission addresses the qualifications of a hospital Nurse Executive (Director of Nursing) in the...
Is there any update on when CMS will begin to require compliance with the face-to-face requirement for DME patients?
The latest update from CMS regarding the face-to-face encounter requirement for certain...
Patient Safety Awareness Week, an initiative of the National Patient Safety Foundation, is March 13 -19, 2016. The National Patient Safety Foundation recently published the report Free from Harm: Accelerating...
Is there a standard related to monitoring the temperature when performing quality control checks for eyewash stations?
The Joint Commission does not have a specific standard related to monitoring the water...