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TJC quarterly update: Patient care orders/protocols: What do the regulations say?

HIM Briefings, April 1, 2015

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At HCPro's Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp, we continue to receive questions about standing orders, protocols, and verbal/telephone orders. With spring on its way by the time this article is published, I thought a fresh look at these topics would be in order (no pun intended). Let's try to dispel the myths and go straight to what the regulations say and what is best practice to meet them.

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