Joint Commission Issues National Patient Safety Goal Fact Sheet

July 21, 2011

The Joint Commission has issued a fact sheet discussing National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs).  The fact sheet provides information on the following topics:

  • An overview of how NPSGs are developed, site
  • Summarization of 2011 Goals, stuff and
  • 2012 Goals (including the catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) NPSG.

To view the fact sheet, rx click here.

To see the 2011 NPSGs, visit The Joint Commission website.

Click here to view the 2012 CAUTI NPSG, NPSG.07.06.01 and its elements of performance.

Click here to view a related HAI Focus article about the 2012 CAUTI NPSG.

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