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Workplace Violence Standards

Joint Commission Releases New and Revised Workplace Violence Standards

Starting July 1, 2024, The Joint Commission (TJC)  has updated workplace violence prevention standards for all Joint Commission-accredited Behavioral Health Care and Human Services (BHC & HS) organizations. New and Revised Workplace Violence Standards These...

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restraint seclusion and physical holding

Joint Commission Posts Field Review for Proposed Restraint and Seclusion Requirements

The Joint Commission is proposing changes to the restraint, seclusion, and physical holding standards in the Behavioral Health Care and Human Services standards manual. The proposed rewrite aims to increase clarity and reduce duplicative requirements by streamlining...

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Strengthening Oversight of Healthcare Accreditation

Strengthening Oversight of Healthcare Accreditation: A Proposed Rule by CMS

In an ongoing effort to ensure the highest standards of quality and safety in healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed significant changes to enhance its oversight of...

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workplace violence prevention and response

The Joint Commission Standards: What you need to know about Workplace Violence

Did you know that the Joint Commission continues to place an emphasis on workplace violence prevention and response? TJC has several standards that support the development of a workplace violence program based on an annual worksite analysis. In fact, it is the...

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