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HFAP review offers key compliance tips on toughest EOC, Life Safety problems

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August 1, 2019

By A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com)

With the physical environment and infection control topping the list of standards most often cited, look for HFAP surveyors to seek better documentation of inspections and testing, along with improvements in fire safety and suicide prevention.

HFAP surveyors also will be looking for increased follow-through on a hospital’s evaluation and implementation of organizational policies.

The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, or HFAP, recently posted its 2019 HFAP Quality Review on its website. It is recommending healthcare organizations use the report to evaluate their compliance performance against the trends identified in the review.

With the physical environment and infection control topping the list of standards most often cited, look for HFAP surveyors to seek better documentation of inspections and testing, along with improvements in fire safety and suicide prevention.



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