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All facilities accredited by TJC, AOA, CIHQ, and DNV Healthcare must adhere to the CMS CoPs. This 525-page manual contains interpretive guidelines, policies, procedures, and standards that must be followed for all providers treating patients hospitals or any hospital-owned departments.
Part I of the series will cover the CMS survey process, memos, medical records, medical staff and board, telemedicine, contracted serivces, and more.
|- Revised worksheets||- CMS Required education||- Order sets|
|- Infection control||- Proposed changes||- Standing orders|
|- Discharge planning||- Survey protocols||- Safe opioid use|
|- Outpatient service||- Board requirements||- Credentialing & privileges|
|- Integrated medical staff||- Appraisal of Medical staff||- Substance abuse law|
|- Emergency services||- TJC tracer on C&P||- Care of patients|
|- Contracted services||- Medical staff by-laws||- Telemedicine|
|- Confidentiality of records||- Informed consent||- Verbal orders|
|- Authentication||- Signature stamps||- Legibility requirements|
|- Content of records||- Organization and staffing||- 2017 proposed changes|
|- Legibility requirements||- 2017 medical record changes||And more!|
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Board Members, Clinic Managers, Outpatient Directors, Lab Directors, Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.