Perioperative implications of the Joint Commission's 2009 accreditation requirements.


Facilities that are accredited by the Joint Commission are deemed as meeting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification requirements. The accreditation requirements have undergone recent changes. In January 2009, the Joint Commission issued new and revised accreditation requirements. The new requirements have been reviewed by surveyors since… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aorn.2009.05.025