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Mac’s Safety Space: Joint Commission offers guidance, but no mandates, for patient-owned items

Hospital Safety Insider, October 21, 2009

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Join Steve MacArthur, safety consultant for The Greeley Company, as he offers advice and best practices on a variety of hospital safety topics on his blog, Mac’s Safety Space.
 
Mac writes in today’s posting that The Joint Commission doesn’t specify how to handle patient-owned equipment coming into the hospital, instead leaving the decision in your lap.
 



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