Joint Commission Requirements for the Hospital Emergency Management Program, Effective July 1, 2022

Published: 06/28/2022

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

As StayAlert! has previously reported, The Joint Commission has approved several new and revised Emergency Management chapter standards, applicable to their Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals accreditation programs effective July 1, 2022.

Most changes consist of deletions of current Emergency Management chapter standards and elements of performance (EPs), EM.0.01.01 through EM.04.01.01 with a subsequent renumbering to EM.09.01.01 through EM.17.01.01.  While revisions to the renumbered st

Sign Up for Free Trial