Revisions to elements of performance (EPs) in the hospital manual to maintain alignment with requirements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) following the release of a final rule in May 2012. These revisions include the following:
- Addition of a note at MS.01.01.01, EP 13 regarding the structure of the medical staff.
- Revision of the timing requirement related to reporting of medication errors, adverse drug events, and medication incompatibilities at MM.07.01.03, EP 6.
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