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Joint Commission releases Easy-to-Read 2012 NPSGs

Accreditation Connection, January 6, 2012

The Joint Commission has released the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) for 2012 in an easy-to-read version. Goals for 2012 include identifying patients correctly, improving staff communication, using medications safely, preventing infections, identifying patient safety risks, and preventing mistakes in surgery.

Click on the program links below to view/download the 2012 NPSGs.

  • Ambulatory health
  • Behavioral health
  • Critical access hospitals
  • Home care
  • Hospital
  • Laboratory services
  • Long term care
  • Office-based surgery

For more information, visit The Joint Commission Website.

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