Critical Access Hospitals Regulatory Requirements: Anything New for 2019? – January 11

 

Host: Carolyn St.Charles, RN, BSN, MBA. Regional Chief Clinical Officer, HealthTechS3
Email: carolyn.stcharles@healthtechs3.com
Date: January 11, 2019 at 12 pm CST

Description:

CMS updated the Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation in October of 2018.  The webinar will review the changes to Appendix W including a summary of changes to the Swing Bed regulations, as well as updates to The Joint Commission standards for Critical Access Hospitals.  We will include a discussion of the 2019 National Patient Safety Goals, and Ligature Risk.

Please join and allow us to help you on your journey to Continuous Survey Readiness.

Objectives:

  1. Identify one new CMS regulatory requirement for Critical Access Hospitals
  2. Identify at least two National Patient Safety Goals

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