TJC Announces Revised Requirement for Fluoroscopy Services, Effective January 1, 2021
- The Joint Commission
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
- Critical Access Hospitals,
- Ambulatory Care,
- Office-Based Surgery
The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced a revision to Environment of Care (EC) Standard EC.02.04.03, EP 34, effective January 1, 2021. The revision is applicable to ambulatory health care organizations, critical access hospitals, hospitals and office-based surgery practices providing fluoroscopy services.
According to TJC, evaluation of feedback from stakeholders has revealed that the burden of annually testing the maximum exposure rate in all imaging modes outweighs its benefit.
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