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The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goals: Implications for Home Care and Hospice Organizations

Friedman, Mary McGoldrick MS, RN, CRNI

Home Healthcare Nurse: The Journal for the Home Care and Hospice Professional: July 2003 - Volume 21 - Issue 7 - p 481-488
Clinical Concerns: CE

This article describes how home care and hospice organizations can implement the recommendations found in the Joint Commission’s new National Patient Safety Goals. Even if you’re organization is not accredited through the Joint Commission, the suggestions made here can help staff increase safety practices and decrease potential for liability.

© 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.