Joint Commission Releases 2020 National Patient Safety Goals

Published: 10/08/2019

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released the 2020 National Patient Safety Goals for all accreditation programs. Included on each program's page is a link to download the chapter. There is also a link to a simplified version of the NPSGs for each program. There are no new NPSGs or elements of performance for 2020.

The NPSGs cover topics including:

  • Identifying patients correctly
  • Improving staff communication
  • Using medication safely
  • Using alarms safely
  • Preventing infection
  • Identif

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