Keynote Presentation from the Joint Commission
Saturday, October 7
This session will review frequently scored standards and discuss strategies to manage potential risk of findings. General interpretations and current topics will also be discussed.
Kathy Tolomeo is an engineer for the Department of Engineering at The Joint Commission. In this role, Tolomeo provides standards interpretation, reviews survey reports, conducts intracycle monitoring conference calls, and serves as faculty for educational programs.
Ms. Tolomeo joined The Joint Commission in 2013 with 12 years of experience in health care in facilities management as a safety manager/officer. In addition to leading environment of care and life safety committees, she has been responsible for overseeing several construction projects, including a 100,000+ square foot addition, multiple process improvements and efficiency initiatives related to regulatory compliance, life safety code management, risk assessments, environmental monitoring, hazardous materials and waste, security, and customer service.