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Joint Commission: Diagnostic Imaging Services Requirements Delayed Implementation
Revised Timeline for Implementation of New and Revised Diagnostic Imaging Standards
May 15, 2014
In January 2014, The Joint Commission published new and revised requirements that address risks associated with diagnostic imaging for accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory care organizations that provide diagnostic imaging services, including those ambulatory organizations that have already achieved Advanced Diagnostic Imaging certification. The changes were intended to be effective July 1, 2014, with additional changes to be phased in by 2015 (see January 2014 Perspectives, page 5)…
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