7 Steps to Comply With Joint Commission Risk Assessment Requirement

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To comply with The Joint Commission, organizations must regularly assess and respond to risks in the healthcare environment.

The Joint Commission offers seven steps to help organizations assess risks in Joint Commission Online:


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1. Identify the issue.
2. Develop arguments that support the proposed process or issue.
3. Develop arguments that oppose the proposed process or issue.
4. Evaluate both arguments.
5. Reach a conclusion.
6. Document the process.
7. Monitor and reassess the conclusion.

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