Due to the COVID1-19 pandemic, on March 4, 2020, CMS has temporarily suspended surveys for certain non-emergent issues. However, inspectors will still be able to able to address safety issues such as infection control and abuse. The medical director can serve a critical role during these unprecedented times in making sure that proper infection control precautions are put in place.
— Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP,
coeditor in chief