Assuring Continuous Compliance with Joint Commission Standards: A Pharmacy Guide

Assuring Continuous Compliance with Joint Commission Standards: A Pharmacy Guide
  • 8th Ed.
  • 2010
  • © American Society of Health-System Pharmacists® Inc.
  • John P. Uselton R.Ph.; Lee B. Murdaugh R.Ph., Ph.D.; Patricia C. Kienle R.Ph., MPA, FASHP
  • 1-58528-242-1 / 978-1-58528-242-5
  • Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

 

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Description

In today's complex and changing world of compliance, you can't afford to be left behind. The new edition of Assuring Continuous Compliance with Joint Commission Standards: A Pharmacy Guide can help keep you on target with all standards and goals.

It's the only title to cover all the latest major accreditation standards, including the Joint Commission.

Inside you will find:

  • • Updated chapters on the Joint Commission's survey process, medication-related National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), and Medication Management (MM) standards (with new icons to identify performance elements that require documentation)
  • • A new chapter on the National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (NIAHO) surveys of Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Healthcare
  • • Updated chapters on CMS medication-related Conditions of Participation and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) standards

The eighth edition includes the new Joint Commission numbering system and most current updates, revised examples of forms and documents, updated checklists, and an expanded, more complete index for easier search capabilities. What's more, the authors put this latest data into context with compliance strategies you can use in your everyday practice.

 

Doody's Reviews

Doody's Core Titles (DCT)
Score: 87/100
3/5 Stars
Specialty Score: 2.71 Health Sciences - Pharmacy

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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is a helpful tool. For pharmacy managers or pharmacists responsible for meeting accreditation standards for medication management, it provides useful information that is easy to follow."

-- Barbara Giacomelli, PharmD, MBA, FASHP (McKesson Provider Technologies) Doody's Review

 

Audience

Intended for pharmacies to help them meet medication management standards, the guide also can be used by someone outside the pharmacy who has responsibility for accreditation.

 

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