Joint Commission Seeks Comments on Proposed Revisions to Infection Prevention and Control Chapter for Critical Access Hospital and Hospital Programs

Published: 05/25/2023

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comments from the field on proposed revisions to Infection Control (IC) requirements for the hospitals and critical access hospitals accreditation programs. According to TJC, the revisions are intended to:

  • Communicate core expectations for infection prevention and control programs
  • Better align TJC standards and elements of performance (EPs) to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation
  • Streamline the IC chapter to be more

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