This session discusses the revised and new elements of performance as of January 2018. Changes that the Joint Commission will make within the next year to improve patient care delivery, patient safety, and the survey process will also be presented. The most often cited standards will be examined including the root causes for non-compliance and strategies for maintaining compliance. In addition, the process for response to survey findings will be presented. Time will be allocated for questions.
Plan a strategy for compliance with new and revised elements of performance
Explain the relationship between the physical health care environment and patient safety
Maintain compliance and minimize survey findings
Respond in the appropriate manner to survey findings