Joint Commission Updates Anticoagulant NPSG

Accreditation Insider
By Brian Ward
January 16, 2019

The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) December 7. NPSG 03.05.01 has eight new or revised elements of performance (EP).

All the changes are listed in R3 Report 19 and will take effect on July 1, 2019. The update applies to all TJC-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, nursing care centers, and medical centers accredited under the ambulatory healthcare program.