Current National Patient Safety Goals
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National Patient Safety Goals: "Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections"
The overall purpose of the National Patient Safety Goals is to center on problems in health care, solve them, and promote safety in healthcare. The goals promote the correct identification of patients, improve staff communication, use medicines safely, use alarms safely, prevent infection, identify patient safety risks, and prevent mistakes in surgery. Through these goals outlined by The Joint Commission, accredited organizations can address various issues of concern pertaining patient safety. The formulation of the goals involved concerted efforts of professionals who have practical experience...