A great resource for your ambulatory care staff. The new 2012 Standards for Ambulatory Care 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 Standards for Ambulatory Care 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 ambulatory care organizations Updated accreditation process chapter, which includes new decision categories and the 2012 ambulatory care accreditation decision rules, and sentinel events chapter Standards applicability grid to identify setting-specific requirements for your ambulatory care organization An appendix listing Medicare requirements for ambulatory surgical centers 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 ambulatory care accreditation requirements for all your staff.