The Joint Commission has released new FAQs regarding the new updates to history and physical (H&P) updates and titration orders. The FAQs apply to hospitals, hospital clinics, and critical access hospitals.
The FAQs cover questions such as:
When is an H&P update required?
What specific elements are required for titration orders? And what other safety and quality factors should be considered?
What are the requirements for updating an H&P after a procedure requiring anesthesia is performed after admission?