Month: January 2019

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John Rosing Discusses Pain Management Standards With OR Manager

John Rosing, our Executive Vice President, discusses new pain management standards in an interview with OR Manager. He discusses the political climate and past changes that led to the formation of these new standards. Without a doubt, the opioid crisis impacted the changes. It’s a big reason the Joint Commission took a more conservative approach.

Pain Management Standards

Definitely read the entire article to learn about the changes and his advice on how to move forward.

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Dialysis Machine and Water Findings

Our coverage of frequently scored standards continues with common dialysis survey issues. Dialysis machine and water testing is currently an area of focus for the Joint Commission. And, because it deals with dialysis machine and water maintenance testing, EC.02.04.03, EP 5 is more technical than other areas.

The following list details the common issues.

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