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Joint Commission seeks input on infection prevention NPSG

Between October 4 and November 15, hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAH) are being asked to give input on newly proposed requirements for the healthcare-associated infections (HAI) National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG). The proposed requirements now cover central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and surgical site infections (SSI). The Joint Commission is asking that hospitals and CAHs read the proposed requirements then provide feedback via online survey, online form, or traditional mail.

 

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About the Author: Brian Ward is an Associate Editor at HCPro working on accreditation, patient safety, and quality news.

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