According to The Joint Commission as of January 1, 2019, five (5) new Joint Commission elements of performance (EPs) focused on fluoroscopy will become effective. The new and revised fluoroscopy requirements were developed based on risks identified by diagnostic imaging experts and accredited ambulatory care and hospital customers.
The new requirements are applicable to accredited to:
- Ambulatory care (AHC) organizations
- Office-based surgery (OBS) practices
- Hospital organizations that provide fluoroscopy services to their patients