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Former surveyor reveals common problems with LSC documentation

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, July 3, 2020

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In the May issue of Healthcare Safety Leader, Brad Keyes, CHSP, a former TJC surveyor and advisor to HFAP and owner and principal consultant for Keyes Life Safety Compliance, outlined several key areas that accrediting organizations miss but CMS surveyors almost always find.
Here are some of the common survey problems Keyes has identified with documentation:

Observations from a retired surveyor: Documentation review

By Brad Keyes, CHSP, Keyes Life Safety Compliance

During the document review session of a survey, reports providing evidence of an inspection, test, or maintenance activity reveal that many required events are not being conducted.

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