Quality & Patient Safety

How many healthcare policies does the medical staff need to approve?

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, November 1, 2015

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With an increasing number of regulations, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), Sentinel Event Alerts, and changes in procedure, medical staff may feel like they're stuck in an endless cycle of creating and approving new policies, including policies that they may not really need to approve, such as a nursing policy regarding paid time off.

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