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Are you an accreditation specialist or handle survey preparation for your organization? If so, we
APRIL 21, 2015
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in ensuring
JUNE 6, 2014
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in en
APRIL 25, 2014
HCPro is looking ahead to 2016 and we want to know about your biggest accreditation-related job c
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Many medical staffs are not prepared for an aging physician population, but help is on the way! J
MARCH 7, 2014
The AMA and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (A
Ever had questions about whether it was good or appropriate to pay your accrediting organization
JANUARY 2, 2019
  QIS preparation
JANUARY 1, 2012
  Preparing for an MDS Survey
DECEMBER 15, 2017
Dear Colleague, This month I would like to discuss the Joint Commission on Accreditation
JANUARY 15, 2005
With CMS and accreditation organizations such as The Joint Commission (TJC) putting an emphasis o
MARCH 29, 2018
  Resources for preparing vaccine claims
  SNF final rule: Prepare for PDPM
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Associ
MARCH 7, 2014
Are you prepared for the pending launch of the hospital life safety surveys? &
MAY 1, 2014
Accreditation is a complex topic with multiple branches, specialties, and nuances. New accreditat
AUGUST 7, 2018
The Association for Healthcare Accreditation
MAY 11, 2012
  Trendspotting: SNFs feel somewhat prepared for staff reporting through the PBJ
OCTOBER 30, 2015
  SNF Residents Are Checking Out for the Holiday; Are you Prepared?
DECEMBER 7, 2016
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
  ’Tis the season for SNF leaves of absence, are you prepared?
DECEMBER 7, 2018
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) last week announced it has acqui
OCTOBER 20, 2015
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Accreditation & Quality Advisor blog! The
MARCH 31, 2015
 If you thought The Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations (AO) were already u
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
This academic year saw the number of ACGME-accredited programs rise 3% to 9,977, according to the
OCTOBER 7, 2016
MARCH 9, 2017
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released an annual quality report that
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released an annual quality report tha
MARCH 1, 2018
The self-study is a new accreditation activity program directors and coordinators must complete a
MAY 15, 2019
We've moved the Accreditation Insider to our new website, 
How CMS and Joint Commission decide what accreditation program to put you in The differ
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
AHAP’s own Jodi Eisenberg was recently interviewed on the changing world of accreditation.
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
The Joint Commission has eliminated its post-survey category of “Contingent Accreditation.&
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
  Q&A: Goodbye RUG-IV, hello RCS-1: Preparing for quality under a proposed payment system
APRIL 13, 2018
A look at how local hospitals prepared for and managed the inclement weather
JANUARY 1, 2019
Hospitals seeking accreditation have more options than ever. The Joint Commission, DNV, and AAHH
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Heath Care (AAAHC)
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Most hospital safety engineers spend their careers in the back of the house, preparing for the in
JANUARY 5, 2020
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has officially informed the Univ
MAY 15, 2019
  New details are available about the transition to a single accreditation system
JUNE 27, 2014
 The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program—also commonly known as HFAP—wil
Accreditation and quality professionals are being asked to do more than ever to comply with major
AUGUST 2, 2016
CMS has approved the 2018 standards set forth by the home health accrediting body Community Healt
 Be prepared for renewed interest in your water management program and especially how it is
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
CMS recognizes that it’s going to take agencies more time to prepare than expected. You can
The committee that accredits MD-granting medical schools has streamlined its accreditation standa
MAY 2, 2014
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic accreditation professionals to join an ad-hoc group interested in r
AUGUST 11, 2015
Dear accreditation professional, Your feedback is essential to us at HCPro. Please
Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) is now an approved accreditation organization to pr
Be prepared to ask for time extensions from your accrediting organization and CMS to bring doors
OCTOBER 1, 2018
 Be prepared to ask for time extensions from your accrediting organization and CMS to bring
OCTOBER 1, 2018
In a accreditation-entit
MARCH 20, 2018
Briefings on Accreditation & Quality (BOAQ) has changed its name to Inside Accre
When the hospital prepares food for its patients, it must prepare the food under certain conditio
AUGUST 5, 2014
Facilities that have seen the worst say now is the time to prepare for it The frequency
JUNE 22, 2017
On June 10, the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) released
JUNE 14, 2016
Accreditation bodies Book excerpt: EPA hazardous waste regs still loom ahead, May, p. 11
JANUARY 1, 2018
Be prepared for renewed interest in your water management program and especially how it is design
JULY 17, 2018
By A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Be prepared to be held a
Study urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare for
APRIL 6, 2017
Monograph urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare
MAY 11, 2017
Four slide presentations on the topics related to the Next Accreditation System are available at
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
New program coordinators can learn more about accreditation requirements as part of a new worksho
MAY 23, 2014
Hi everyone, Yesterday we launched the HCPro Accreditation Twitter account to help
APRIL 11, 2017
The ACGME recently posted three new webinars about the Next Accreditation System (NAS) on its
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Two experts explain what new accreditation specialists need to know Editor&
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
By Steven Porter A study that found independent hospital accreditation c
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
Fill in the blank: Medication containers should be labeled whenever a medication is prepared but
JULY 22, 2014
A new HCPro webcast will help hospitals prepare a response plan in the event they receive a patie
OCTOBER 28, 2014
In the “old” days, the survey preparation cycle was a fairly well-defined undertaking
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
CMS is adequately preparing to implement ICD-10 October 1, according to a
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
The Joint Commission has denied full accreditation to Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle af
JUNE 23, 2016
On April 14, CMS sent out a memo with big proposals for accreditation. If passed, the proposed ru
APRIL 18, 2017
This July we’re going to be running two Accreditation and Quality focus groups. The first 1
Climate events are on the rise, and healthcare facilities around the country are preparing for na
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
Be prepared for renewed interest in your water management program and especially how it is design
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Be prepared to be held accountable for actions by contractors, staff, or volunteers that result i
Expect The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organizations to more closely examine you
AUGUST 1, 2018
 Expect The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organizations to more closely exami
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
As the city of Boston prepares for its marathon one year after the tragic double bombing a
APRIL 10, 2014
CMS is adequately preparing to implement ICD-10 October 1, according to a
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Accrediting bodies Addressing common misconceptions regarding waivers and
JANUARY 12, 2017
ACGME-accredited programs are required to establish clinical competency committees (CCC) to evalu
JULY 12, 2018
Accreditation bodies Almost two-thirds of hospitals are not compliant with J
JANUARY 2, 2019
A Rockford, Illinois hospital held a large-scale evacuation drill September 21 to help prepare fo
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
ASHE webinar discusses the need for all-hands staff training and facility preparation
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Dear Accreditation Professional, Your feedback is essential to us at HCPro. Pleas
JUNE 13, 2017
During 2017-2018 academic year, the number of ACGME-accredited GME programs increased by nearly 5
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
ACGME-accredited programs are required to establish clinical competency committees (CCC) to eval
JULY 12, 2018
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has announced new standards for OPPE and
MARCH 14, 2013
 HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 o
AUGUST 23, 2018
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated 13 of its
AUGUST 21, 2018
Too much on your plate, but not sure if you’re staff is prepared to help? This delegation t
MAY 19, 2016
This April, CMS sent out a memo with big proposals for accrediting organizations (AO). If passed,
JULY 11, 2017
HFAP, one of the oldest accrediting organizations for U.S. hospitals, recently updated
OCTOBER 1, 2018
Join HCPro on Friday, May 8 for a 90-minute webcast that will help accreditation and safety profe
MARCH 31, 2015
The adoption of the ACGME’s Next Accreditation System introduced the concept of Milestones
MARCH 17, 2017
Prepare for the new Patient Safety Systems chapters and redesigned Sentinel Events chapter with t
JUNE 3, 2015
Expect that emotions are going to run high and be prepared for that. As a professional, your rol
AUGUST 24, 2018
In order to prepare testing for ICD-10 implementation, facilities should assess the readin
Q: How can our CDI team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementati
Nine out of 10 infection control professionals leaders say their hospitals are better prepared th
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Agencies would have until Jan. 13, 2018, to prepare for most of the revised Home Health Condition
Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies. Life saf
OCTOBER 13, 2016
There’s one facet of accreditation that every patient safety provider ought to know about:
The adoption of the ACGME’s Next Accreditation System introduced the concept of Mil
MARCH 17, 2017
You haven’t been seeing things. Surveyors with several accreditation organizations (AO) hav
SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
In annual report to Congress, CMS says accreditation organizations have their work cut out for t
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
What additional steps, besides the use of two patient identifiers, are required when preparing to
Join us for Ebola: How to Prepare Your Facility, to learn all you need to know about prote
OCTOBER 28, 2014
  “To prepare for my first day and night, I packed my stethoscope, reflex ha
JUNE 13, 2014
As we, at ACDIS, prepare for ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation we look to the strength of our members
Dear readers, To prepare for the upcoming transition in which the content found i
Too much on your plate, but not sure if you’re staff is prepared to help? This delegation t
JANUARY 10, 2019
All accredited residency programs must have an agreement in place that outlines the terms
APRIL 4, 2014
Long shifts and lack of sleep among medical residents led the Accreditation Council for Graduate
APRIL 10, 2014
The Joint Commission’s deeming authority for hospital accreditation has been renewed by the
The Joint Commission earlier this month announced that the 2015 Comprehensive Accreditation Ma
The number of first-year students enrolled at Liaison Committee on Medical Education-accredited m
JUNE 9, 2017
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released its 2017-2018
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
Preparing for a Joint Commission survey can preoccupy a safety official and take up more time tha
JULY 24, 2014
Report to Congress finds that accreditation organizations have a lot of work to do The
OCTOBER 1, 2017
A query by CMS officials questioning whether accrediting organizations (AO) that also offer consu
APRIL 1, 2019
The sitemap of HCPro gives you convenient, once click access to each of our departments, e-Newsletters, newsletters, and blogs.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
Representatives from The Joint Commission, URAC, DNV-GL, the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation
NOVEMBER 7, 2017
The latest update to The Joint Commission’s Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospital
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
ACDIS is preparing to draft its third incarnation of the popular The Physician Documentation I
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
April 1 was supposed to mark the final six months providers, payers, and CMS had to prepar
A hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee is preparing for the opening of a new heart and vascu
JUNE 19, 2014
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
As the person in charge of emergency preparation at your hospital, you should anticipate the dang
JULY 31, 2014
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
This year has brought a lot of CMS work this year, both in preparation for impending visits and i
JUNE 4, 2015
You note that your agency is preparing for PDGM. And you note that as a result, you're taking a c
When preparing to administer any drug to a client, consider what is often referred to as the &quo
AUGUST 12, 2019
During your next Joint Commission survey, be prepared to answer three new questions before even s
AUGUST 30, 2016
by Kirsten Dize While experts agree it’s important to start preparing
NCQA is accepting public comments through April 8 on proposed changes to its Health Plan Accredit
ACGME-accredited programs are required to establish a clinical competency committee (CCC) to eval
JUNE 5, 2015
The Joint Commission updated five requirements for accredited nursing care centers. The five elem
AUGUST 11, 2015
The clinical competency committee (CCC) is a new addition with the Next Accreditation System but
OCTOBER 16, 2015
ACGME-accredited programs are required to establish a clinical competency committee (CCC) to eval
JULY 10, 2015
A review of all the regulatory agencies that affect your hospital, from CMS, accreditation agenci
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Expect CMS to continue to put pressure on The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organi
DECEMBER 1, 2018
Expect CMS to continue to put pressure on The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organi
DECEMBER 1, 2018
Emergency planning: Preparing for a winter storm As the first fl
JANUARY 5, 2017
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
After months and years of preparation, false starts, and delays, ICD-10 is here and medical pract
Preparation is vital; that means staff training In this guest column, Dan
One of your most crucial roles as the person in charge of emergency preparation at your hospital
JULY 16, 2015
by Josh Poltilove Many agencies nationwide have made major strides to prepare for
The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has released new standards for OPPE and F
MARCH 14, 2014
A couple of weeks ago, HCPro’s Accreditation Insider featured an article that addressed a s
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
As the healthcare industry prepares for fundamental change under the Patient Protection and Aff
DECEMBER 17, 2010
It’s a good month for money and numbers—tax preparation, March Madness, and the 2014
It’s a good month for money and numbers—tax preparation, March Madness, and the 2014
MARCH 20, 2014
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 13, 2014
JUSTCODING
The 2014 ICD-10 implementation delay negatively impacted ICD-10 preparations, according to the
The 2014 ICD-10 implementation delay negatively impacted ICD-10 preparations, according to the Wo
APRIL 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS are currently under a code freeze as the industry prepares for ICD-10
Prepare for the new Patient Safety Systems chapter with
APRIL 28, 2015
ICD-10 is coming in less than four months and we want to help you prepare your inpatient coders,
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10 is coming in less than four months and we want to help you prepare your inpatient c
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
ICD-10 is less than three months away and we want to help you prepare your inpatient coders, outp
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Fresh out of training, few residents are truly prepared to face some of the challenges of employm
DECEMBER 4, 2015
CMS is preparing to cancel four mandatory episode payment models for common cardiac and orthopedi
by Josh Poltilove Agencies that wait until the last minute to prepare for the P
At HCPro's Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp, we continue to receive questions about standing or
Even as the accrediting organization awaits final CMS approval, here are several proposals to ke
MAY 18, 2017
Expect CMS to continue to put pressure on The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting organi
OCTOBER 9, 2018
The clock has been reset, and agencies that haven’t taken steps to prepare for the revised
In order to be fully prepared for the October 1, 2014, ICD-10 transition, you need to know
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
As the transition to ICD-10 nears, it is imperative that long-term care facilities prepare
MARCH 21, 2014
Be prepared to revise how your practice runs so that you can maximize your chances of earning an
ICD-10 is just six months away, and there’s a lot to do to prepare. But don’t worry,
Just because you aren't in the hot seat doesn't mean an interview doesn't take some preparation o
AUGUST 25, 2016
It’s not too early to prepare for ICD-10-CM/PCS
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Editor’s note: Each year, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory
APRIL 11, 2017
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Even the best prepared among us may not have been ready for the ICD-10 delay. By now, the
Are you currently dual coding to prepare for ICD-10 implementation? Or are you double coding? D
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
In preparing for the holiday festivities, it is essen-tial for friends and family to understand t
DECEMBER 7, 2018