Joint Commission Accreditation
Now that your hospital has a robust compliance program in place and all of your staff are fully trained and understand their roles in corporate compliance, senior leadership feels it is time to apply for Joint Commission accreditation. For this assignment, prepare a 10–12-page paper for the senior leadership team to explain everything that must be done in the next six months to prepare your organization for The Joint Commission site visit and accreditation. In your paper, include the following: Examine the value of Joint Commission accreditation to the organization. Compare and contrast the differences between accreditation, regulation, and certification. Analyze the steps that will be involved to earn accreditation. Assess any potential risks that your organization may face in the accreditation process. Examine best practices for routine self-assessments in continuous readiness. Additional Requirements Length: A minimum of 10–12 double-spaced pages, not including title and reference pages. Font: Arial 12-point. References: Cite at least three references from peer-reviewed journals, in addition to your text Format: Use current APA style and formatting.