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Blog spotlight: ANA praises Joint Commission standards for nurse-led medical homes

Nurse Leader Insider, May 30, 2011

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The American Nurses Association (ANA) issued a press release applauding The Joint Commission for implementing standards that allow nurse-led practices to qualify as primary care medical homes.

Beginning July 1, The Joint Commission will use a set of ambulatory care guidelines to accredit primary care medical homes, a decision the ANA says will give advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) the opportunity to provide services to patients under an innovative care delivery model.

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