4 key facts about The Joint Commission's intracycle monitoring process

The Joint Commission outlined three facts to know about its intracycle monitoring process.

Here are the key details to know:

1. The intracycle monitoring process helps organization maintain continuous standards compliance.

2. Each organization accredited by The Joint Commission has access to an intracycle monitoring system profile on its Joint Commission Connect extranet.

3. All accredited organizations must acknowledge annual standards and self-assessment activities during the years between on-site full survey events.

4. There are four ways organizations can acknowledge their compliance. They can use the "FSA" tool to submit plans to restore standards to full compliance. Organizations can also submit attestations to affirm they have completed the self-assessment process, as well as requesting an on-site ICM survey and submitting POA information.

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