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Environment of Care® 2019 Crosswalk
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U.S. Standards

Environment of Care® 2019 Crosswalk

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

Release Date: December 2018. 446 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 acces.
  • 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.

$179.00 - $259.00
Product Description

Product Description

The 2019 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, 2019) for hospitals and the industry standards and regulations that align with them. It compares the 2019 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 and requirements, including those from 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 for hospital facility and emergency management staff, as well as the vendors they work with, to help keep facilities safe.  
Key Topics
  • Standards and regulations compliance
  • Joint Commission EC, EM, and LS standards and EPs as of January 1, 2019
  • CMS, OSHA, NFPA, EPA, and other regulations
  • CDC, ADA, USP 797, AIA, ASHRAE, AANSI, AAMI, and other requirements
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, 2019
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

Draft Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of the 2019 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 2019 EC, EM, and LS Standards for
Hospitals to the CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
Appendix B: Regulations Summary
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