https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-13-25.pdf

Apr 19, 2013 ... Center for Clinical Standards and Quality /Survey & Certification Group .... Temperature, humidity and airflow in anesthetizing locations must be ...

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-15-27.pdf

Feb 20, 2015 ... SUBJECT: Potential Adverse Impact of Lower Relative Humidity ... Regulations governing hospitals and CAHs require compliance with the ...

https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/Downloads/R99SOMA.pdf

Jan 31, 2014 ... Regulations and Interpretive Guidelines for Hospitals. 0726. (Rev.99 ... Temperature, humidity and airflow in anesthetizing locations must be.

http://www.ashe.org/resources/alerts/2013/pdfs/issue_brief_cms_lowers_or_humidity_requirements_final_130423.pdf

April 22, 2013. ISSUE BRIEF. CMS lowers OR humidity requirement. Key Points ... standards (including the latest edition of NFPA 99) have shifted to a minimum ...

http://www.jointcommission.org/mobile/standards_information/jcfaq.aspx

Temperature and Humidity - Monitoring Requirements for Sterile Supply Storage Areas · Temperature ... CMS Categorical Waiver - TJC Traditional Equivalency.

https://www.jointcommission.org/mobile/standards_information/jcfaqdetails.aspx?StandardsFAQId=1523&StandardsFAQChapterId=4&ProgramId=0&ChapterId=0&IsFeatured=False&IsNew=False&Keyword=

What are relative humidity requirements for critical spaces? The Joint ... In April 2013, CMS issued a categorical waiver in its Survey and Certification (S&C) letter  ...

https://keyeslifesafety.com/humidity-and-temperature-in-central-supply/

Jan 27, 2017 ... Q: I'm working with a hospital on their temperature and humidity monitoring in ... A : If the organization is CMS certified, all CMS requires on the subject is ... In their Interpretive Guidelines section, they identify the FGI Guidelines ...

https://www.ormanager.com/joint-commission-survey-standards-tighten-2017/

Nov 14, 2016 ... CMS is pushing the Joint Commission to survey similarly. .... pressure, air exchanges, temperature, and humidity in critical areas—such as ORs, ...

https://www.ast.org/uploadedFiles/Main_Site/Content/About_Us/ASTGuidelinesHumidityintheOR.pdf

AST developed the Guidelines to support healthcare delivery organization's ( HDO) ... the Briefing for CMS on Reduction of Low-Level Humidity in Short-Term .... Memarzadeh F. Literature review of the effect of temperature and humidity on ...

https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-accreditation-and-patient-safety/the-joint-commission-addresses-or-temperature-standard-4-details.html

Feb 16, 2018 ... For established temperature range in operating rooms, NFPA 99-2012 ... on patient care or the relative humidity level or take further action.