Get the official Joint Commission standards and accreditation policies in the 2022 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (CAMH). A portable, updatable 3-ring binder includes color-coded tabs that allow you to find exactly what you need for standards compliance when you need it.
"Gold tab" standards requirements including the standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2022
Standards and elements of performance for optional primary care medical home certification
"Blue tab" accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, standards applicability, and more
Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness
Integrated regulatory requirements for deemed status
Icons to help navigate documentation requirements as well as risk areas
Color-coded blue and gold tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it
"What's New" summary of changes made since the previous edition
Easily update with the CAMH Update Service
Standards: All hospital standards
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Hospital Accreditation Program, including general, acute psychiatric, pediatric, medical/surgical specialty, long term acute care, and rehabilitation hospitals
Key Audience: Staff responsible for accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement
To keep your 2022 CAMH up to date—or to update a current CAMH—you need the 2022 CAMH Update Service.
If you’d prefer an abridged manual for staff orientation or a handy resource for meetings, consider the 2022 Hospital Accreditation Standards.
If you're looking for the readability of a hard copy manual and the accessibility of digital access consider the 2022 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (PDF Manual). Choose E-Book or Site License in the drop down menu for Book Format above.