Joint Commission Revisions to Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapters Applicable to Ambulatory Care

Published: 11/11/2022

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Ambulatory Care

As StayAlert! previously reported, The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced revisions to the Environment of Care and Life Safety accreditation requirements, effective January 1, 2023. According to TJC, elements of performance were revised to strengthen expectations for accredited organizations as they relate to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes.

Key revisions applicable to TJC’s ambulatory care accreditation program include:

  • EC.01.01.01 requires that organizatio

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