NPSG

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AcronymDefinition
NPSGNational Patient Safety Goals
NPSGNorth Pacific Subtropical Gyre (oceans)
NPSGNocturnal Polysomnography (test for obstructive sleep apnea)
NPSGNetworked Products and Services Group (Sony)
NPSGNew Partners for Smart Growth Conference (eco-friendly development)
NPSGNatural Parents Support Group
NPSGNational Partnership Steering Group (UK National Health Service)
NPSGNational Packaging Solutions Group, Inc. (various locations)
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National patient safety goals effective January 2017, Ambulatory health care accreditation program.
The Joint Commission originally established improved "effectiveness of communication among caregivers" as a National Patient Safety Goal in 2006.
Although medication reconciliation has been at the forefront of National Patient Safety Goals for a nearly decade (The Joint Commission, 2015a), hospital leaders continue to struggle with implementation.
Hand hygiene has been identified as one of TJC's national patient safety goals. Hand hygiene, including guidance from either the CDC or the WHO, is a cornerstone of infection prevention and incorporated into TJC accreditation standards.
The Joint Commission is still emphasizing the basics in the national patient safety goals for its long term care accreditation program.
National patient safety goals. http://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/npsgs.aspx.
The text focuses on four of the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals most pertinent to hospitalists: timely reporting of critical test results and diagnostic procedures, consistent and proper labeling of all medications and medication containers, compliance with hand hygiene guidelines, and accurate and complete reconciliation of medications across the continuum of care.
Before becoming a consultant, Angood was chief patient safety" officer and vice-president for The Joint Commission, where he oversaw annual development of the National Patient Safety Goals and other patient safety initiatives.
Every year, the Truman executive team carefully determines the strategic plan for the following year, using a failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) to assess its progress with the Joint Commission's national patient safety goals and other quality metrics.
National Patient Safety Goals 2009, NPSG.15.01.01 Identify patients at risk for suicide.
(2.) National patient safety goals, long-term care goal #9.
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