Health Laws And Places

Home » Posts tagged 'patient safety standards'

Tag Archives: patient safety standards

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 772 other subscribers

The JCAHO Patient Safety Standards

Cloudy Mayon

Cloudy Mayon and Patient safety

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization or JCAHO is one of the international accreditation bodies acknowledged as significant moving force behind  patient safety standards in hospitals. It accredits hospitals based on its prescribed standards.

A standard is an established norm or requirement. It is usually a formal document that establishes uniform technical criteria, methods, processes, and practices. It may be developed privately or unilaterally, for example by a corporation, regulatory body, accreditation body, others. The existence of a published standard does not imply that it is always useful or correct.

Those using the item or service should (more…)