TITLE

Tips for meeting national safety goals

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;May2010 Supplement, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author advises ambulatory surgery centers to have policies and procedures for National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) since compliance is mandatory for facilities involved in an accreditation survey by The Joint Commission (TJC).
ACCESSION #
49691377

 

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