Accreditation

Joint Commission posts new FAQs

Accreditation Connection, April 1, 2011

The Joint Commission has posted a significant number of new FAQs on the following topics:

  • For the Transplant Safety chapter–Tissue: Standards Applicability for the ambulatory care, critical access hospital, hospital, laboratory services, office-based surgery programs
  • For the Document and Process Control chapter of the laboratory services program: Laboratory Reports: Date and Time of Reporting
  • For the Waived Testing chapter, applicable to ambulatory care, behavioral health care, home care, hospital, laboratory services, office-based surgery programs–Rapid Group Strep A Strep Testing and Culture
  • Follow-up Also for the Waived Testing Chapter–Director of Record, appropriate for the ambulatory care, behavioral health care, critical access hospital, home care, hospital, laboratory services, long term care, office-based surgery programs

For more information, visit The Joint Commission’s website.

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