July 2020 Maternal Care Standards - Get Ready Now!

As of July 1, 2020 there are new requirements within the Provision of Care, Treatment, and Services (PC) chapter at PC.06.01.01 and PC.06.01.03. These 13 new elements are designed to improve the quality and safety of care provided to women during all stages of pregnancy and postpartum.

PC.06.01.01 addresses reducing harm related to maternal hemorrhage. This includes seven elements requiring evidence-based assessment and management, drills, and education. PC.06.01.03 contains six elements that address harm, related to maternal severe hypertension and eclampsia. This standard also requires evidence-based tools and procedures as well as drills. #accreditation, #TJC, #patientsafety, #maternalcare https://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/R3_24_Maternal_Safety_HAP_8_20_19_FINAL1.PDF

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