The Joint Commission (TJC) has approved a new requirement intended to reduce newborn identification errors. Starting January 1, 2019, hospitals and critical access hospitals that provide labor and delivery services will be subject to this new element of performance at National Patient Safety Goal NPSG.01.01.01, EP 3.
Lisa Prytula, MA, RN-BC, has joined our firm’s leadership as Associate Managing Director. Previously the Director of Standards Interpretation at The Joint Commission, Lisa brings to Compass expert knowledge in the accreditation standards and CMS Conditions of Participation. With this expertise, along with hospital leadership experience, project management skills, and a customer service focus, Lisa is positioned to provide both clinical and operational leadership and support to clients across all of Compass’s service lines.