Is your organization’s electronic health record process truly survey-ready? Proactive risk assessments can be conducted to mitigate safety hazards and known risks. We recommend addressing three common risk areas.
The Achilles Heel during Survey for Infection Prevention and Control: High-Level Disinfection and Sterilization
Many organizations struggle to properly disinfect or sterilize medical and surgical equipment or devices that are not single-use disposable. It may seem like a small or isolated problem, but like any Achilles heel, it can result in major failure.
There’s nothing more frustrating to a Joint Commission Life Safety Code Surveyor than a document review that exceeds 90 minutes for a single building. A well-organized document review sets the tone for your survey. This article delves into a process for making that happen.