Joint Commission Announces Hybrid Survey Approach for Document Review

Published: 10/06/2021

  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission has announced that the agency has started using a “hybrid survey approach” with a document review surveyor (DRS). According to TJC, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has approved this type of survey approach during the public health emergency.  TJC states that, at this time the agency is, “…using the hybrid approach during deemed hospital reaccreditation surveys meeting eligibility criteria — primary of which is a fully electronic health record.”

TJC describes the hyb

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