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Policies and Procedures for Hospitals (PDF Site License)

ISBN# 9781635852707

A must-have collection of sample policies and procedures to adapt as best practices for your hospital or academic medical center.

Release Date: October 31, 2022. PDF site license. Approximately 300 pages.

Policies and Procedures for Hospitals (PDF Site License)
U.S. Standards
Product Description

Product Description

Policies and Procedures for Hospitals is a collection of more than 100 policies and procedures (P&Ps) for hospitals and academic medical centers. The P&Ps are organized by subject matter, and each one can be downloaded and adapted to suit the needs of your organization. Although the P&Ps can be used to assist with Joint Commission International accreditation, they can also be applied to all hospitals as best practices.

Key topics featured in the sample P&Ps are:

  • Physical environment
  • Emergency management
  • Human resources
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Information management
  • Leadership
  • Life safety
  • Medication management
  • Medical staff
  • Nursing
  • Provision of care, treatment, and services
  • Performance improvement
  • Record of care, treatment, and services
  • Patient rights and responsibilities
  • Transplant safety

Policies and Procedures for Hospitals also features a helpful introduction that explains the basics of P&Ps, how to develop and manage them, and how to write effective P&Ps. Sample forms, checklists, and other supplementary material are also included to assist with P&P implementation.

Settings: Hospital and Academic Medical Center

Key Features:

  • More than 100 downloadable and customizable P&Ps on a wide range of health care topics
  • Trusted content reviewed by subject matter experts at The Joint Commission
  • Standardized templates for writing and managing your own hospital P&Ps

Key Audience:

  • Leaders and administrators responsible for developing, managing, updating, and communicating P&Ps
  • Performance improvement specialists
  • Clinical leaders
  • Infection prevention and control practitioners
  • Medication safety officers
  • Patient safety officers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Health care facility managers
  • Accreditation professionals
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