Get the official Joint Commission standards and accreditation policies in the 2024 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (CAMH). A portable, updatable three-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, EPs, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2024
Standards and EPs 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 updated 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 2024 CAMH up to date—or to update a current CAMH—you need the 2024 CAMH Update Service.
If you prefer this manual in digital format, get the PDF version of the 2024 CAMH. Choose E-Book or Site License in the drop-down menu for Book Format above.
If you’d prefer an abridged version with just the requirements, consider the 2024 Hospital Accreditation Standards.