U.S. Maternal Mortality Ranking Drives Two New Standards From The Joint Commission Part 2

U.S. Maternal Mortality Ranking Drives Two New Standards From The Joint Commission Part 2

In the second standard, Reduce the likelihood of harm related to maternal severe hypertension/preeclampsia, there are six elements of performance.Both of these standards address prevention, recognition, treatment and education to improve maternal outcomes. While improving outcomes is a goal every organization will support, we feel these standards may also offer the opportunity to reduce potential liability and litigation.

November 2019  [ READ MORE ]

U.S. Maternal Mortality Ranking Drives Two New Standards From The Joint Commission.

U.S. Maternal Mortality Ranking Drives Two New Standards From The Joint Commission.

Maternal hemorrhage is one of the most important clinical issues in obstetrics today – and a not uncommon source of potential liability in obstetrical negligence litigation. This new standard, "Reduce the likelihood of harm related to maternal hemorrhage," was based on recommendations from technical advisors, clinicians, and administrators and included extensive literature review.

October 2019  [ READ MORE ]