DNV GL Healthcare Revises Interpretive Guidance for Patient Rights Standard PR.2

Published: 01/07/2019

  • National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals

DNV GL Healthcare recently updated their NIAHO Hospital Accreditation Requirements, effective January 21, 2019. As a part of these revisions, changes have been made to NIAHO’s interpretive guidance for Patient Rights standard PR.2. The changes are intended to provide additional clarification regarding care in a safe setting specific to ligature risk.

Specific guidance includes:

  • Not all patients with psychiatric conditions or a history of a psychiatric condition are cared for in psychiatric h

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