TITLE

Do you have to tell The Joint Commission?

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Nov2007, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that administrators have a choice about whether to report the death of an outpatient surgery patient to the U.S. Joint Commission.
ACCESSION #
27713953

 

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