Feb 8, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, Standards Compliance, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
The Joint Commission health care equity standard will become a National Patient Safety Goal effective July 1, 2023. So, why the change from standard to National Patient Safety Goal? Clearly, TJC is emphasizing the importance of health care equity as a quality and...
Jan 12, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, Standards Compliance, Survey Readiness, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
The New Year has arrived! So, are you all squared away with the Joint Commission 2023 standards that are effective 1/1/23? Now’s the time for a final check to be sure you’re fully compliant with the new 2023 requirements. Experience tells us when a new year kicks in,...
Dec 23, 2022 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, Medical Staff, Survey Readiness, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
Heads up! The Joint Commission licensed practitioner evaluation timeframe has changed. The previous timeframe was every two years. Effective February 19, 2023, it will be every three years. This change applies to organizations TJC accredits under the Hospital...
Nov 30, 2022 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, The Joint CommissionB&A News
As you know, in August 2022 Barrins & Associates became an affiliate of Healthcare Building Solutions Inc (HBS) and merged operations with Patton Healthcare Consulting. We’re now extremely pleased to announce that HBS has appointed Julia Finken, BSN, MBA, CPHQ,...
Nov 14, 2022 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, Joint Commission, Survey ReadinessBH Organizations, Hospitals
Get ready for the new Joint Commission Safety Briefing that becomes a part of the survey agenda in January 2023. This briefing will be a requirement for all accreditation programs, including Hospital and Behavioral Health Care & Human Services. Joint Commission...