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Joint Commission FAQs on H&P and titration orders

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?

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About the Author: Brian Ward is an Associate Editor at HCPro working on accreditation, patient safety, and quality news.

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