Accreditation

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7 Accreditation Standards You Might Now Know Exist

You might be unaware of some of these common deficiencies I cite as a surveyor.

Posted 04/09/18 | KathyWilliamsBeydler, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR | 2 comments

Joint Commission Has Zero Tolerance for Poor Hand Hygiene

Surveyors will cite facilities if they observe a single caregiver failing to wash her hands appropriately during direct patient contact.

Posted 01/19/18 | 3 comments

IMQ to Survey Medicare- and Medicaid-Deemed Surgical Centers

The Institute for Medical Quality can now survey ASCs treating Medicare patients to ensure CMS regulatory compliance.

Posted 05/11/16 | 1 comment

10 Insider Tips to Ace Your Next Accreditation Survey

There's more to prepping for your survey than just memorizing standards.

Posted 04/06/16 | Kendal Gapinski, Contributing Editor | 4 comments

Prepare Like a Pro for Your Accreditation Survey

5 ways to stress less when the surveyor comes calling.

Posted 03/04/15 | Kendal Gapinski, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

Surveyor Says ... Dings that Might Surprise You

Our annual look at accreditors' odd and unusual dings.

Posted 08/06/14 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | 4 comments

How Do You Really Feel About Accreditation?

Most readers we surveyed tout its benefits, with a few caveats.

Posted 12/03/13 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

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