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PC standards for maternal safety.

The Joint Commission. R3 Report. August 21, 2019;24:1-6.

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The Joint Commission. R3 Report. August 21, 2019;24:1-6.
| September 11, 2019

Maternal safety in the United States is gaining momentum as a system-level patient safety concern. This report reviews the new Joint Commission Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services (PC) standards developed to improve the reliability of maternal care. Actions for improvement include patient risk assessment for conditions at admission and role-specific education for staff and providers who treat maternal patients regarding hemorrhage processes and procedures.