Joint Commission Clarifies Leadership Responsibilities for Providing Access to Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Databases

Published: 07/29/2019

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Office-Based Surgery

The Joint Commission has issued a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) providing clarification on the responsibilities of leadership in providing access to Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Databases.

Joint Commission standard LD.04.03.13. EP 6 requires accredited Hospital, Ambulatory Care and Office-Based Surgery organizations to facilitates practitioner and pharmacist access to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program databases. Note: This element of performance is only applicable in st

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