2017 Accreditation Survey Activity Guide for Health Care Organizations

February 2017
The Joint Commission

This guide provides information to help health care organizations prepare for an onsite Joint Commission accreditation survey. It includes an ordered list of survey activities and details the logistical needs and objectives for each activity. The guide also makes suggestions about which staff members should participate in each survey activity. It contains clarifications and corrections for 2017 that are specific to the critical access hospital (CAH) program.