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The Joint Commission Issues Updated Emergency Management Requirements for Hospital, Ambulatory, Home Health and Hospice Settings

Source
The Joint Commission
Date
Nov 3, 2017
Summary
The Joint Commission announced updates to its emergency management requirements for hospital, Critical Access Hospital, ambulatory, home health, and hospice settings in an effort to help healthcare organizations more effectively plan for disasters and coordinate with federal, state, tribal, regional, and local emergency preparedness systems. These updates will be effective November 15, 2017.
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency preparedness and response · Home health · Hospice and palliative care · Policy