May 23, 2023 by Barrins & Associates
Environment of Care, Evidence-Based, Human Resources, Infection Control, Joint Commission, Medication Management, National Patient Safety Goals, Quality of Care, Safety, Standards, SuicideBH Organizations, Hospitals
Did you know that the Joint Commission has standards that support the provision of high-quality crisis services in both Hospital and Behavioral Health settings? In fact, the Joint Commission has had these standards for years. However, these standards have never been...
Aug 30, 2022 by Barrins & Associates
Human Resources, Standards Compliance, Survey Readiness, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
Meeting the Joint Commissionâs orientation requirements is critical for a successful survey. Surveyors review your orientation process and related documentation during the Human Resources/Competence Assessment session. Thus, itâs...
Dec 21, 2020 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, Human Resources, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
As we’ve all witnessed, the use of behavioral telehealth has increased exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Clearly, it’s proven an important vehicle for delivering services, particularly in the face of the mental health issues the pandemic has created. As a...
Aug 12, 2019 by Barrins & Associates
Accreditation, Human Resources, Survey Readiness, The Joint CommissionBH Organizations, Hospitals
Fourth in our series on TJC Survey Management Strategies Itâs Day 3 of your TJC survey. Time for the TJC Competence Assessment Session. Surveyors have given you a list of staff names. Now theyâll review your Human Resource and Staff...
Jun 12, 2017 by Barrins & Associates
Human Resources, Standards Compliance, Survey ReadinessBH Organizations, Hospitals
Twenty-two percent of behavioral health organizations surveyed in 2016 received a survey finding related to competence assessment. Frequently, the finding relates to a staff person or contractor not having their clinical competence assessed by an individual qualified...