Joint Commission: No new patient safety goals

March 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Mar2009, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p35
The article reports that The Joint Commission is conducting a review of the current National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), setting no new goals for 2009. The review involves a baselines survey, evaluation of possible revisions by the Patient Safety Advisory Group and the Standards and Survey Procedures Committee, and the board of commissioners' final approval. The review aims to clarify language, identify non-specific NPSGs, remove redundant NPSGs, and consolidate similar NPSGs.


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