Administrators face limited resources, grievances, and ongoing litigation concerns when trying to provide good health care for their patient population. A well-managed, organized health care system empowers administrators and staff with the knowledge to respond to and minimize these challenges. NCCHC’s Standards for Health Services are recognized by the medical profession and courts as the benchmark for establishing and measuring a correctional health services system. This session will share tips for using the Standards to strengthen the delivery system, ensure quality of care, and achieve accreditation.
- Review the legal context of accreditation
- Describe how use of NCCHC standards can ensure constitutional care is delivered
- Discuss how to use the Standards for Health Services to prepare for accreditation