3 Things to Know as You Prepare for the Joint Commission Survey

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Mar 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The time has come.

It’s time to prepare for the Joint Commission on Accreditation, Health Care, and Certification (JCAHO) survey.

JCAHO’s accreditations and certifications are “recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards,” and almost 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the US have received them.

But when it comes to preparing for the Joint Commission survey, what exactly should you be focusing on? 

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Topics: Healthcare

Why Healthcare Facilities Need JCAHO Accreditation

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Jul 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

You know your healthcare facility is up to snuff, meets all legal and professional requirements and is operating smoothly, but how do you let others know?

One of the best ways in which you can truly showcase the level of excellence your facility is committed to is through certifications and accreditations. One of the most important of which, for healthcare facilities, is the JCAHO accreditation. 

JCAHO, or the Joint Commission on Accreditation, Health Care, and Certification, is “an independent nonprofit that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.” 

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Topics: Facility Management, Healthcare

How Facility Maintenance Solutions Benefit Healthcare Facilities

Posted by Marcell Haywood on May 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The maintenance and upkeep of healthcare facilities is paramount. That’s why here at Encompass Onsite, we’re dedicated to partnering with our healthcare clients to ensure the hospital environment is as cleanly and conducive to healing as possible.

Our Healthcare Support Services provide essential services to support the smooth operation of plant operations and environmental services departments. 

What’s more, our trained technicians, housekeepers and staff utilize diverse experiences, systems and processes to provide optimal outcomes for healthcare administrators. 

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Topics: Facility Management, Healthcare

How to Make Regulatory Compliance a Priority at Your Facility

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Apr 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Whether you keep your facility maintenance in house or outsource it, regulatory compliance should be a top priority.

Especially when you partner with a facility maintenance service provider, you want to make sure they’re qualified and hold themselves to the highest of standards.

When it comes to our work, the team at Encompass Onsite is dedicated to meeting strict standards and obtaining all necessary certifications, including those made available by LEED EBOM, JCAHO, and OSHA. 

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Topics: Outsourcing, Facility Management, Healthcare

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