TJC Announces Expansion of Life Safety Code Surveyor Role
- The Joint Commission
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
- Ambulatory Care
The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that effective July 1, 2020, the role of the Life Safety Code surveyor in hospital on-site survey events is being expanded to include an evaluation of the physical environment and Life Safety Code requirements at all off-site emergency department and hospital-based ambulatory surgical locations.
According the TJC, previously, Life Safety Code surveyors evaluated all inpatient locations during on-site survey events. TJC explains this change as follows: …Sign Up for Free Trial