Joint Commission Update
Join us for the Joint Commission update to better understand:
- Changes to the Environment of Care Chapter
- Changes to the Life Safety Chapter
- The relevance of the most cited observations
2018_Joint_Commission_Update Power Point Presentation
Speaker: John D. Maurer, SASHE, CHFM, CHSP
John Maurer is currently an Engineer in the Department of Engineering at The Joint Commission. In this role, he provides support for the Environment of Care, Emergency Management, and Life Safety standards including interpretation of the standards, review of survey reports, Intracycle Monitoring xonference calls, faculty for educational programs, and survey activity. Mr. Maurer recently served as Interim Director at the end of 2017. He is also a member of the emergency management team providing relevant information to the healthcare community, and works closely with the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality and Patient Safety.
Mr. Maurer came to The Joint Commission in 2007. Mr. Maurer is a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM), a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), and a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), serving on three technical committees for NFPA 99. He was vice chair of the emergency management committee for the 2018 Facilities Guidelines Institute’s (FGI) Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals. In addition, he is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) with Senior (SASHE) status serving on the ASHE Board of Directors for the 2016-17 term. He is also a member of the Healthcare Engineers Society of Northern Illinois (HESNI) serving on its Board of Directors from 2008-2015, and as President in 2010 and 2011 providing education, development, and support for facility professionals.
Chapter meeting sponsored by Guthrie General