Friday, May 20, 2011

TJC Releases 2012 National Patient Safety CAUTI Goals in Hospitals

The Joint Commission (TJC) has approved one new National Patient Safety Goal for 2012 that focuses on catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) for the hospital and critical access hospital accreditation programs. There are no new NPSGs for the other accreditation programs.

Source: The Joint Commission May 18, 2011 Newsletter

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