Policies should have a simple, straightforward name or title that clearly describes the purpose of the document and should meet the standard intent and measurable element requirements. View our sample policy to see what should be addressed to be effective.
Creating, implementing, monitoring and maintaining policies that meet JCI standards helps you sustain compliance. Use a policy inventory form to create a master inventory of policies.
Compare your scope of services and practices to our standards by completing a gap analysis. A gap analysis helps identify what JCI standards your organization is not meeting.
View the Accreditation Survey Process Guides, which include a list of required policies, programs and written documents for the survey.
Develop an Action Plan, Address the Gaps, Continue to Practice
*The use of Joint Commission International (JCI) advisory services is not necessary to obtain a Joint Commission International Accreditation award, nor does it influence the granting of such awards.