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Mac's Safety Space: Sweatin' to The Joint

Hospital Safety Insider, February 5, 2015

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As I eagerly await the final numbers of the most frequently cited standards during the 2014 survey season, I can’t help but think that this may the point at which the findings relating to integrity of egress finally (blessedly?!?) take a back seat to findings relating to the management of environmental conditions in surgical/invasive procedure areas, and the associated support environments (sterile processing, sterile storage, decontamination areas) at the top of the food chain. I can’t think of very many survey reports that I’ve seen in 2014 in which the surgical/invasive procedure environment didn’t show up—and too many times that has resulted in condition-level RFIs for the organizations in question.

 

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