TJC Proposes New Antimicrobial Stewardship Requirement for Office Based Surgery and Ambulatory

Published: 01/09/2019

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Care

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comment on a proposed new standard for office-based surgery and ambulatory care related to antimicrobial stewardship.

TJC has posted on their website the proposed standard, MM.09.01.03, for each accreditation program, link is provided below. The proposed requirements center around the following antimicrobial stewardship tenets:

  • Identifying an individual(s) responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring activities to promote appropriate antimicr

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