Month: January 2018

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Revisions and Issues with LS.02.01.35 – Fire Safety

There is also a detailed article on revisions and issues with LS.02.01.35. It covers various areas of fire safety. And it is the same troublesome standard we summarized in our January newsletter.

This standard was difficult enough already! But this EC News article discusses new requirements added to LS.02.01.35 for 2018.

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Changes To Day One Document List – Action Required Now

In late 2017, Joint Commission updated the customer version of the survey activity guide. It was without fanfare or lengthy discussion. But, there are some very important preparations that impact the required documents list and patient tracers.

For example, their day-one binders, or flash drives containing these required documents, need modifications. The following highlights the changes to the day-one document list.

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Suicide Risk Infographic

Last month we discussed the latest requirements for hospitals providing care to patients at risk for suicide. In fact, these requirements were extremely detailed making them difficult to remember and analyze. Flow charts are sometimes a helpful alternative. So we developed a suicide risk infographic to aid understanding.

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