Mock Surveys – A Best Practice
Hospital accreditation is considered a standard of excellence for safe, high-quality care. Accreditation helps organize and strengthen patient safety efforts, improves risk management and risk reduction, and provides deeming authority for Medicare certification.
Mock surveys are a best practice to keep hospitals in a “stay ready” mode for an actual survey from a state survey agency on behalf of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) or accrediting organizations such as The Joint Commission or the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ). The good news – proactive community...