This website provides articles, monographs, and tools to help members understand the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation now that CMS has adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code.
This regulatory advisory from the American Hospital Association explains CMS's emergency preparedness rule and provides hospitals with next steps to comply with the new regulations.
This advisory addresses news stories about the potential for a higher occurrence of Legionella spp. in electronic-eye faucets that raised some concern among the... read more
This advisory clarifies that certain manuals from the Joint Commission erroneously published the time frame requirements for testing fire and smoke... read more
This advisory explains the 2009 Joint Commission revised requirements for the Hospital Accreditation Program.
This advisory provides members with guidance on how to prepare for swine flu cases.
This advisory from 2011 explains that at a NFPA Technical Meeting debates ended with the acceptance by the NFPA membership of the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Standard for Health Care Facilities.