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When Mendocino Coast Hospital in Fort Bragg, CA, recently underwent its accreditation survey by The Joint Commission, the biggest surprise was the scrutiny on and large amount of time spent in the operating room in the surgery area vs. the nurses' floor, says Susan Bivins, RN, the director of quality and risk management.

Joint Commission focuses on the operating room