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The Joint Commission has identified the top areas for noncompliance among standards; National Patient Safety Goals; the Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery; and Accreditation and Certification Participation Requirements.
The top five Joint Commission requirements identified most frequently as “not compliant” during surveys and reviews from Jan. 1 through June 30 follow.
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Executive Editor Joy Dickinson, Nurse Planner Kay Ball, Physician Reviewer Steven A. Gunderson, DO, and Consulting Editor Mark Mayo report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Stephen W. Earnhart discloses that he is a stockholder and on the board for One Medical Passport.