Joint Commission Proposed Standards for Perinatal Safety in the Hospital Accreditation Program

PUBLISHED: Apr 18, 2019
Relevant to: Hospitals

The Joint Commission is conducting a field review on proposed standards for perinatal care for their Hospital Accreditation Program. The two proposed standards and accompanying elements of performance will address the care of patients with hemorrhage or severe hypertension/preeclampsia.

According to TJC, the intention of the standards is to promote patient safety while also ensuring that TJC standards are aligned with current scientific, professional and governmental recommendations.

TJC is seeking input from the field through May 29, 2019.

See the proposed standards and comment submission instructions for more information.

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