Joint Commission Seeks Input on Proposed New Requirements Related to Medication Orders for Office-Based Surgery Programs

Published: 09/25/2020

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Office-Based Surgery

The Joint Commission is seeking input from the field on potential new requirements related to medication orders for their Office-Based Surgery (OBS) accreditation program.  

According to TJC, medication errors are often associated with incomplete or unclear medication orders. Medication errors reflect failures in the prescribing process that can results in patient harm. In order to ensure that medication orders are complete and in compliance with an organization’s medication order policy, TJC

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