Monday, April 12, 2010

TJC Hosts MS.01.01.01 Audioconference

From The Joint Commission:

Chuck Mowll, executive vice president of Business Development, Government and External Relations, and Robert Wise, M.D., vice president of the Division of Standards and Survey Methods, will discuss revised medical staff bylaws standard MS.01.01.01 during a free one hour telephone conference call for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals on Thursday, April 22, at 11 a.m. P.T. / noon M.T. / 1 p.m. C.T. / 2 p.m. E.T.

MS.01.01.01, formerly known as MS.1.20, is designed to contribute to patient safety and quality of care through the support of a well-functioning, positive relationship between a hospital’s medical staff and governing body. The revisions are based on the unanimous recommendations of an 18-member expert task force.

The speakers will discuss:
· Why the standard changed
· How the standard impacts quality and safety of patient care
· What requirements are changing
· When these changes take effect

If you would like to participate in the call, click on the link below to complete the registration form.*

Upon registration you will immediately be provided the toll-free telephone number and pass code. Please print out the page or write down the telephone number and pass code. You will NOT receive an e-mail confirmation.

If you are unable to participate on the call, a transcript and a playback option will be available on The Joint Commission Connect, your secure extranet site, following the program.

To register for the April 22 call, click on the link below or copy and paste it into the address bar of your browser.

* One line per hospital, please

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