March 13, 2018

Joint Commission seeks comments on proposed requirements for fluoroscopy

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor’s Note

The Joint Commission is revising its standards to better address risks related to fluoroscopy in the Ambulatory Care, Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, and Office-Based Surgery accreditation programs.

The changes are being made to further promote patient safety and quality of care in addition to aligning the accreditation requirements with current recommendations from scientific, professional, and governmental organizations.

Comments on the proposed requirements will be accepted until April 20, 2018.

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