The Joint Commission is updating its emergency management standards to reflect new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements.
The Joint Commission has issued recommendations for preventing suicide in health care facilities.
A panel of code experts will answer regulatory questions during a Just Ask ASHE webinar on October 23 at noon Central Time.
The Joint Commission has released updated prepublication standards that include new, revised, and relocated elements of performance.
The number of suicides continues to increase in the United States, and is now the tenth leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
At ASHE conferences, a popular session is the Just Ask ASHE panel, which features code experts answering audience questions on a variety of codes and standards issues.
ASHE members have free access to a September 19 webinar covering the newly adopted 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code.