JCAHO rules to address diversity, language, health literacy

08/27/2008 | Health Data Management

The Joint Commission plans to revise hospital accreditation standards to include diversity, language and health literacy requirements for patient care processes. The commission won't tell hospitals what technology to use but will lay out expectations and quality guidelines. For example, hospitals could train bilingual staff, hire an interpreter or purchase technology-based interpreter services.

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