The CMS Joint Commission Crosswalk, 2012 Edition
A Side by Side Analysis of The CMS Conditions of Participation and the Joint Commission Standards
Beth A. Hepola, MBA, BSN, RN;
Cheryl A. Niespodziani, MBA
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Available now! The ORIGINAL source to help you comply with both CMS and The Joint Commission requirements.
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Now in its 8th edition, this practical resource walks you through each CMS Conditions of Participation (CoP) and relates them to corresponding Joint Commission standards and elements of performance for 2012. Plus it addresses how to confidently apply both sets of standards to your facility’s processes. In a side-by-side table format, authors Cheryl A. Niespodziani, MBA, and Beth A. Hepola, MBA, BSN, RN, provide in-depth analysis along with efficient ways to comply with both sets of requirements to help you stay prepared for survey day.
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About the Authors:
Cheryl A. Niespodziani, MBA, is the statewide director of process improvement for Centura Health at Home in Denver, CO. She has worked in healthcare for more than 20 years. She has led facilities through successful Joint Commission surveys and was the lead person for validation and other unannounced survey visits.
Beth A. Hepola, RN, BSN, MBA, is director of regulatory readiness for Centura Health in Englewood, CO. As director of quality for a hospital and director of healthcare administration for an insurance provider, she led successful accreditation outcomes. She also has significant experience with CMS licensure, certification, and validation surveys.
What your peers are saying about The CMS-Joint Commission Crosswalk, 2012 Edition:
“This CMS-Joint Commission Crosswalk is a “must” for anyone involved in accreditation and regulatory requirements. An easy-to-read reference which compares the CMS COPs and The Joint Commission standards and Elements of Performance. I look forward to the new addition each year!“
Jean S. Clark, RHIA, CSHA, Director, Accreditation, Roper Saint Francis Healthcare, Charleston, SC 29403
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