DNV GL Healthcare Releases Updated Hospital Accreditation Requirements
- National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations
DNV GL Healthcare has released updated NIAHO® (National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations) Hospital Accreditation Requirements, Interpretive Guidelines and Surveyor Guidance. These updates are effective January 21, 2019.
NIAHO Revision 18-2 includes several CMS-approved requirements including, but not limited to:
- Clarification of the definition of Hospital to correspond with 42 CFR Section 482.1
- New medication management requirement related to antimicrobial stewardship