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2018 Standards for Health Services: What’s New?

The 2018 editions have been revised, reorganized and simplified to improve their usefulness. 

Two years in the making, NCCHC’s 2018 Standards for Health Services have been published. The manuals have been streamlined and reorganized to create a more user-friendly guide for those using the standards in daily practice. Each section begins with an introductory paragraph that describes the intent of the section in the overall organization of a health care system. Standard wording has a more global approach, while the compliance indicators give more specific detail on requirements to meet the standard.

This article highlights changes and new concepts in the 2018 Standards >