Joint Commission Seeks Comments on 2012 National Patient Safety Goals for Hospitals, LTC

December 29, 2010

The Joint Commission is seeking comment on proposed 2012 National Patient Safety Goals that address ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI). The proposed NPSGs would be applicable to Joint Commission accredited hospitals and long-term care organizations. Comments will be gathered through Jan. 27, 2011. For more information, CLICK HERE.