The new 2012 Hospital Accreditation Standards can help you quickly and easily find the standards and scoring information you need. It puts the latest accreditation requirements, policies, and procedures at your fingertips. It also includes scoring information at every element of performance, including scoring category, criticality, documentation requirement, and Measure of Success. The 2012 Hospital Accreditation Standards has color-coded tabs, allowing you to find exactly what you need when you need it. The 2012 standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements for hospitals. Updated accreditation process chapter, which includes new decision categories and the 2012 hospital accreditation decision rules, and sentinel events chapter An appendix listing Medicare requirements for hospitals This 6 x 9 softcover, spiral-bound book makes a perfect reference guide handy in meetings, for orientation and training, and as a practical overview of the Joint Commission s hospital accreditation requirements for all your staff!