The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals presentation for 2019.
A new compendium of Suicide Prevention Resources to support implementation of NPSG 15.01.01, revised November 2018.
Patient Safety - Look-alike/sound-alike drug list
The Joint Commission’s “Do Not Use” List is part of the Information Management standards. This requirement does not apply to preprogrammed health information technology systems (for example, electronic medical records or CPOE systems), but this application remains under consideration for the future. Organizations contemplating introduction or upgrade of such systems should strive to eliminate the use of dangerous abbreviations, acronyms, symbols and dose designations from the software.
Resources to support Joint Commission Accredited organizations implementation of NPSG.03.05.01, effective July 2019.