TITLE

Joint Commission to refine med reconciliation goal

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Apr2009 Supplement, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the stricter evaluation and scrutiny of the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 8 concerning medicine reconciliation by The Joint Commission (TJC) in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
36982276

 

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