Now in its fifth edition, this book features completely updated information, tools, and insights that will help guide you in understanding and preparing your medical staff for survey under the new 2007 standards. With The Compliance Guide to the JCAHO Medical Staff Standards, Fifth Edition in your library, you'll save hours rifling through hundreds of pages of documents, trying to decipher ways to comply. All the standards that relate to you and all the procedures you need to implement are consolidated into this one convenient, easy-to-understand resource. Just the time you save alone will more than pay for the cost of the book! Not only will The Compliance Guide to the JCAHO Medical Staff Standards detail everything your medical staff needs to know about the 2007 standards, but it also compares them to the old standards and highlights all the new requirements. Each element of performance even includes a box for you to score your facility's compliance with the standard, and easily identify those areas in which additional work is needed.