New, Free White Paper Helps Hospitals Prepare for Unannounced Joint Commission Audits

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A new, free white paper that helps hospitals prepare for unannounced Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) audits of Environment of Care (EC) programs is available for free download at http://www.eheinc.com/cchcasestudy.htm.

A new, free white paper is available to help hospitals prepare for unannounced Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) audits of Environment of Care (EC) programs. The white paper details how Cape Cod Hospital (CCH) officials achieved compliance in anticipation of future audits.

Download the free white paper, "Cape Cod Hospital's Transition to Continuous Compliance Status within the Environment of Care," at http://www.eheinc.com/cchcasestudy.htm.

In an effort to encourage hospitals to maintain a state of continuous compliance, the Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) last year announced a new policy of conducting unannounced surveys. The policy encourages institutions to strengthen and maintain their EC programs in a constant state of readiness. To comply, facilities are finding that a higher level of coordination is needed among all EC departments to ensure that all the necessary data collection and reporting deadlines are met.

In the white paper CCH officials, including the Manager of Communications & Emergency Management and the Senior Director of Ancillary Operations and Safety, share details of the new systems and processes developed by CCH during its EC program upgrade.

The CCH officials also describe the implementation of EH&E's web-based EC regulatory compliance solution, eH&E-Healthcare, as a means of providing centralized access to documents and data, as a source of policy and plan templates, databases and reporting tools - as well as direct contact with EH&E's EC consultants.

Download the free white paper, "Cape Cod Hospital's Transition to Continuous Compliance Status within the Environment of Care," at http://www.eheinc.com/cchcasestudy.htm. Or, for more information about EH&E, or their compliance programs, visit http://www.eheinc.com or call 1-800-825-5343.

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EH&E (http://www.eheinc.com) has provided an extensive range of environmental and engineering consulting services for over 18 years. Our team consists of more than 60 experts with an outstanding record of providing business-focused solutions for issues that affect the built environment. EH&E has a depth of knowledge and credibility unmatched in the industry and our wealth of readily-accessible information has become a powerful resource for our clients. Our new series of eH&E web compliance solutions is just the latest example of our continuing effort to provide this knowledge and information to a wider range of companies.

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