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HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE WITH THE JOINT COMMISSION & CMS Susan B. McLaughlin . JOINT COMMISSION PROBLEM AREAS . TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, ... room – Never in procedure room – Pre-cleaning of scope must be at bedside . ... • Presentation book for Joint Commission only • Organize by each EP

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Preparing for a Joint Commission Survey Martha Young, MS, BS, CSPDT March 2012. ... Temperature and humidity ... materials should be held at room temperature [20ºC and 23ºC (68ºF and 73ºF)] and at a relative humidity ranging from 30-60% for a

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Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), the knowledge-based subsidiary of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) offers a full spectrum of resources for the advantage of any organization in the business of providing or managing health care.

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Beginning January 1, 2017, the Joint Commission is “making significant changes in its survey methods and its standards manual,” says John R. Rosing, MHA, FACHE, executive vice president and principal, Patton Healthcare Consulting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and OR managers need to be prepared for them.

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Revised June 2017 . Guidelines for Best Practices for Humidity in the Operating Room . Introduction. The following Guidelines for Best Practices were researched and authored by the AST Education and Professional Standards Committee, and are AST approved. AST developed the Guidelines to support healthcare delivery organization’s (HDO)

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We have heard that Joint Commission surveyors are requesting to review logs of temperature and humidity readings of all operating room suites and recovery room areas. Since the Environment of Care standards do not require the logging of such readings, it may be confusing why the surveyors are requesting to look at them. An examination of the Environment of Care standards will guide you in the ...

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temperature are often not equal. For example, in an operating room where there is an 8F degree difference between the temperature required and the supply air temperature, if the space is controlled just by a thermostat the air delivered will be 8F dew points too high to meet the relative humidity requirements. So, not only is a humidity sensor

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When a hospital goes through a JCAHO (Joint Commission) site survey, the surveyors will make a bee-line for refrigerators and freezers to be sure that there are temperature logs being kept and alarms when there is a loss of power or refrigeration. However, no one ever thinks to have logs or alarms for the air temperature in an operating room.