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