Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals

Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals
2024 Ed.
2024 © Joint Commission Resources, Inc.
The Joint Commission Resources
ISBN-13: 978-1-63585-350-6
eISBN-13: 978-1-63585-351-3
Healthcare Administration, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement


Get the official Joint Commission standards and accreditation policies in the 2024 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (CAMH).

Key Topics:

  • • “Gold tab” standards requirements, including the standards, EPs, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2024
  • • Standards and EPs for optional Primary Care Medical Home certification
  • • “Blue tab” accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, standards applicability, and more
  • • Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness

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Specialty Score: 2.8 Health Sciences - Health Care Administration
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"Healthcare professionals will find this manual a useful asset when preparing for accreditation visits and for continuous performance improvement activities."

-- Jill Massengale, DNP (James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital) Doody's Review - previous edition


TJC has nearly 50 years of experience creating standards and accrediting healthcare facilities. With their focus on continuous performance improvement, patient safety, and healthcare quality, the organization is a well-respected authority. While the layout of this manual is delivered in a manner that focuses on healthcare administration and quality managers, the true content is applicable to all healthcare personnel. From the perspective of administration, it guides the facility in preparation for accreditation. From the perspective of other healthcare personnel, it informs practice to provide quality care that ensures patient safety.

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