Assess use of anticoagulants to meet new NPSG requirement

October 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2007, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p115
The article focuses on the reduction of risk in patient injury due to medication error in the U.S. It is stated that reducing patient injury through medication error has been the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) for The Joint Commission. For 2008, the Goal 3 is stated to be requirement 3E, requiring organizations to reduce the likelihood of patient harm associated with the use of anticoagulation therapy.


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