Critical Access Hospitals – Anything New for 2019?


Host: Carolyn St.Charles, RN, BSN, MBA. Regional Chief Clinical Officer, HealthTechS3
December 14, 2018 at 12 pm CST

The Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation have not been updated in several years, (with the exception of the August 31, 2018 updates for Swing Bed).

The webinar will focus on new standards or standard interpretations for both Appendix W and The Joint Commission.  The webinar will include a very brief discussion of changes for Swing Bed (the webinar on October 5 reviewed Swing Bed changes in-depth), and discussion of the 2019 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.

Objectives:Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

1.     Identify one new regulatory requirement for 2019 by either CMS or The Joint Commission
2.     Identify at least two National Patient Safety Goals for 2019

Interesting Fact:
As of July 27, 2018, there are 1,348 CAHs located throughout the United States.


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