Environment of Care® 2020 Crosswalk
U.S. Standards

Environment of Care® 2020 Crosswalk

Simplify your compliance activities with the only authoritative, full-text hospital EC Crosswalk available!

Release Date: December 15, 2019. PDF. 240 pages.
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Product Description

Product Description

The Environment of Care® 2020 Crosswalk is a one-stop e-book for all Joint Commission Environment of Care (EC), Emergency Management (EM), and Life Safety (LS) standards and elements of performance (effective January 1, 2020) for hospitals and the industry standards and regulations that align with them. It compares the 2020 Joint Commission EC, EM, and LS standards for hospitals with up-to-date codes, standards, regulations, and guidelines from government agencies and private-sector organizations, including: 
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS))
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • USP 797
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
Easy-to-read and understand crosswalk listings include quick links to applicable standards, regulations, and reference material. Environment of Care® 2020 Crosswalk represents an essential time- and labor-saving tool for hospital facility and emergency management staff, as well as the vendors they work with, to help keep facilities safe.  
Key Topics
  • Standards and regulations compliance
  • Joint Commission EC, EM, and LS standards and EPs as of January 1, 2020
  • CMS, OSHA, NFPA, EPA, and other regulations
  • CDC, ADA, USP 797, AIA, ASHRAE, AANSI, AAMI, and other requirements
Key Features
  • Easy-to-read crosswalk listings
  • Links to related applicable requirements and regulations
  • Links to related agencies and associations
  • Searchable electronic text
Standards: All hospital EC, EM, and LS standards effective January 1, 2020
Settings: Organizations accredited under the Hospital Accreditation Program, including general, acute psychiatric, pediatric, medical/surgical specialty, long term acute care, and rehabilitation hospitals
Key Audience
  • Facility managers
  • Risk managers
  • Emergency managers
  • Regulatory staff
  • Life safety experts
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of the 2020 Environment of Care® Crosswalk

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Environment of Care® Crosswalk

  • About This Book
  • Understanding the Icons Used in the Crosswalk
  • The Joint Commission Accreditation Process

Chapter 2: Regulatory Agencies

  • Mandates versus Guidelines
  • Examining State and Local Regulations
  • Regulatory Agencies Referenced in EC Crosswalk

Part 2: Standards and Crosswalk

Chapter 3: Planning

Chapter 4: Safety and Security

  • Safety
  • Security
  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 5: Hazardous Materials and Waste

  • Regulating Hazardous Materials and Waste
  • US Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • US Department of Transportation
  • US Food and Drug Administration
  • Other Regulators
  • State and Local Regulations
  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 6: Fire Safety

  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 7: Medical Equipment

  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 8: Utilities

  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 9: A Safe and Functional Environment

  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 10: Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 11: Monitoring, Analyzing, and Improving Activities

  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 12: Emergency Management

  • National Fire Protection Association
  • US Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • The Standards Crosswalk

Chapter 13: Life Safety

  • The Joint Commission’s Life Safety Standards
  • The Standards Crosswalk

Part 3: Appendices

Appendix A: Crosswalk of the 2020 EC, EM, and LS Standards for Hospitals to the CMS Conditions of Participation (CoPs)

Appendix B: Regulations Summary


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