Mar 17, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Be aware! There’s a Joint Commission focus on pregnancy and mental health conditions. TJC recently published Quick Safety Issue 67: Mental Health Conditions Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths. The TJC article covers the recent report from the Centers for...
Mar 15, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Standards Compliance, Survey Readiness, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
Be aware! The Joint Commission standard on medication administration (MM.06.01.01 EP 3) is one surveyors frequently cite for both Hospitals and Behavioral Health Care organizations. In fact, it’s typically because medications are not administered consistent with...
Feb 23, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Akron Children’s Hospital is a pediatric acute care hospital in Akron, Ohio. Their continuum of behavioral health services includes inpatient, PHP, IOP, and outpatient addictions treatment. Akron Children’s Hospital is Joint Commission accredited and CMS certified....
Feb 17, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Leadership, Standards Compliance, Survey Readiness, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
The Joint Commission’s contract services requirements have been around for a while. However, survey findings in this area still occur frequently as we saw throughout 2022. So, we thought a brief refresher on this topic might be helpful. Evaluating Contract Services: A...