January 31, 2018 Events

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2018 Joint Commission Standards and National Patient Safety Goals Update
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Connecticut Hospital Association, 110 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT 06492


  • Acute Care Hospital Member: $345 for first-third registrant; $275 for the fourth and additional registrant from the same CHA acute care member hospital
  • Other Member: $375
  • Non-Member: $425

National expert Diana Scott, Sr. Director, Vizient, will present CHA’s annual full-day program outlining The Joint Commission’s new standards and national patient safety goals for 2018 and challenges from 2017 with strategies for compliance. Ms. Scott will also review survey process changes, patient safety and Sentinel Event alerts and tips, and CMS focus areas, as well as best practices for a successful survey. CHA is also pleased to have Mark A. Crafton, MPA, MT(ASCP), Executive Director of State & External Relations, at The Joint Commission (TJC), and Jennifer M. Hoppe, MPH, Senior Associate Director, State and External Relations at TJC, join the program. Their presentations will include an overview of the new process for surveyors to determine the severity of non-compliance with all accreditation and certification requirements, and a new report format that will more clearly illustrate priority issues impacting patient safety. Attendees will also receive information on compliance data on challenging accreditation standards in Connecticut hospitals.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided; registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.

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