Quality & Patient Safety

Top 10 most-cited Joint Commission standards

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, August 1, 2015

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For the last several years, The Joint Commission's semiannual list of the most-cited standards has read like a scene from Groundhog Day. Essentially, the same 10 standards are cited over and over; Environment of Care (EC) and Life Safety (LS) issues routinely top the list, while a couple of other standards rotate in and out.

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