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Environment of Care® 2018 Crosswalk
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U.S. Standards

Environment of Care® 2018 Crosswalk

Save time and frustration, and get the only authoritative, full-text EC crosswalk available!

Release Date: February 2018. 437 pages. PDF book.
  • An individual license is intended for single users only. This ebook cannot be shared, disseminated, downloaded, or posted for widespread or public use. 
  • site license allows this ebook to be shared among unlimited users but only within one facility or site, either by posting to a secure intranet site or by providing other means of secure access. 
  • system license allows this ebook to be shared among unlimited users within all facilities or sites within a health care system, either by posting to a secure intranet site or by providing other means of secure access. Please contact JCR Customer Service (877.223.6866 option 1) for pricing of a system license.

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Product Description

Product Description

The 2018 Environment of Care Crosswalk is a one-stop e-book for all Joint Commission Environment of Care (EC), Emergency Management (EM), and Life Safety (LS) standards and elements of performance (effective January 1, 2018) for hospitals and the industry standards and regulations that align with them—including updated references to the 2012 Life Safety Code®. It compares the 2018 Joint Commission EC, EM, and LS standards for hospitals with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other regulations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), USP 797, American Institute of Architects (AIA), ASHRAE, American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).  
Easy-to-read and understand crosswalk listings include quick links to applicable standards, regulations, and reference material. This crosswalk represents an essential time- and labor-saving tool to hospital facility and emergency management staff, as well as the vendors they work with, to help keep facilities safe.  
Key Topics
  • Joint Commission EC, EM, and LS standards and EPs as of January 1, 2018
  • CMS, OSHA, NFPA, EPA, and other regulations
  • Standards and regulations compliance
Key Features
  • Easy-to-read crosswalk listings
  • Links to related applicable requirements and regulations
  • Links to related agencies and associations
  • Searchable electronic text
Standards: All hospital EC, EM, and LS standards effective January 1, 2018
Settings: Organizations accredited under the Hospital Accreditation Program, including general, acute psychiatric, pediatric, medical/surgical specialty, long term acute care, and rehabilitation hospitals
Key Audience
  • Facility managers
  • Risk managers
  • Emergency managers
  • Regulatory staff
  • Life safety experts
Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part 1: Overview of the 2018 Environment of Care® Crosswalk
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Environment of Care® Crosswalk
Chapter 2: Regulatory Agencies

Part 2: Standards and Crosswalk

Chapter 3: Planning
Chapter 4: Safety and Security
Chapter 5: Hazardous Materials and Waste
Chapter 6: Fire Safety
Chapter 7: Medical Equipment 
Chapter 8: Utilities
Chapter 9: A Safe and Functional Environment 
Chapter 10: Roles and Responsibilities
Chapter 11: Monitoring, Analyzing, and Improving Activities
Chapter 12: Emergency Management 
Chapter 13: Life Safety
Part 3: Appendices
Appendix A: Crosswalk of the 2018 EC, EM, and LS Standards for Hospitals to the CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs) 
Appendix B: Regulations Summary
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