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From the AHAP Blog: Joint Commissions announces revision to medication reconciliation goal

Accreditation Insider, December 14, 2010

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Medication reconciliation has received a facelift: revisions to the medication reconciliation National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) have been approved for implementation as of July 1, 2011. The Goal, NPSG.03.06.01 (formerly NPSG.08.01.01) has been altered based on feedback The Joint Commission has gathered that indicated the Goal was too prescriptive and detailed to be implemented effectively.

The changes affect the ambulatory, behavioral health care, critical access hospital, home care, hospital, long term care, and office-based surgery accreditation programs.

Visit the AHAP blog to read more.



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