The Joint Commission releases Implementation Guide for Reducing Surgical Site Infections (SSI's)

May 23, 2013    |   By: Calevir

The Joint Commission recently released an implementation guide for National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) 07.05.01 on Surgical Site Infections.   The guide focuses on identifying best practices for implementing this NPSG and reducing SSI’s.   Access the article and free guide.

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