Accreditation Process Guide for Laboratories
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Spiral-bound, 300 pages, 9.5" x 10.5"
The Joint Commission / Joint Commission Resources
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Self-assessment checklist questions include new scoring!
The new Accreditation Process Guide for Laboratories takes you step-by-step through the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the accreditation process. This easy-to-use, spiral-bound edition features updated self-assessment checklist questions for all elements of performance, including a new Leadership chapter. And, new scoring information is included for all self-assessment questions.
Other special features include:
- Mock tracer questions that can be used as an educational tool
- A sample tracer narrative from Joint Commission surveyors or experts that is specific to laboratories
- Tips on how to write plans of action
- Updated list of all EPs that require measures of success
- Updated worksheets to help organizations prepare for an unannounced survey
The Joint Commission's mission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, established more than 50 years ago. Joint Commission is governed by a board that includes physicians, nurses, and consumers. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the US. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Since 1951, the Joint Commission has maintained state-of-the-art standards that focus on improving the quality and safety of care provided by health care organizations. The Joint Commission's comprehensive accreditation process evaluates an organization's compliance with these standards and other accreditation requirements.
You may also be interested in subscribing to The Joint Commission's most important publication, Joint Commission Perspectives. This periodical will also keep you updated on any changes or clarifications prior to your survey. Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), an affiliate of The Joint Commission, is a global, knowledge-based organization which disseminates information regarding accreditation, standards development and compliance, good practices, and health care quality improvement. Joint Commission Resources is dedicated to helping health care organizations world-wide to improve the quality of patient care and achieve peak performance. The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources are your sources for guidance as you achieve peak performance on your next survey, improve your business operations, and most importantly, as you seek to provide higher quality health care services.
The Accreditation Process Guide for Hospitals takes you step-by-step through the entire accreditation process, with practical, up-to-date information to help all levels of hospital staff prepare for the on-site survey.
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