Joint Commission posts Easy-to-Read 2012 NPSGs

By: December 29th, 2011 Email This Post Print This Post

Last week the Joint Commission (TJC) released an easy-to-read version of the 2012 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs).

In addition to identifying patients correctly, improving staff communication, using medications safely, identifying patient safety risks, and preventing mistakes in surgery, the goals include preventing infections, which appears in all the programs listed below:

  • Ambulatory health
  • Behavioral health
  • Critical access hospitals
  • Home care
  • Hospital
  • Laboratory services
  • Long term care
  • Office-based surgery

For more information, visit The Joint Commission Website.



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