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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Newspaper/Magazine Article

Approved: 2010 National Patient Safety Goals.

Commission J. Joint Commission perspectives. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. 2009;29:1, 20-31.

This newsletter article provides an overview of the 2010 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) and explains revisions made to the NPSGs to address concerns about the resources needed to meet the NPSG requirements and to allow organizations to focus on the most urgent issues. The revisions include clarifying or deleting some of the requirements.