Feedback Sought on Joint Commission Pain Assessment and Management Program

The Joint Commission seeks feedback on the proposed requirements for Pain Assessment and Management for Hospitals. Comments will be accepted until February 20, 2017.
The accreditor hopes that by aligning its requirements with existing best practices, it will be able to better promote patient safety and quality of care.

The proposed requirements are available here to read.

After reading, interested parties can submit their feedback via:
•    Online survey
•    Online form
•    Traditional mail, sent to the address below:

The Joint Commission
Standards and Survey Methods
Hospital Pain Assessment and Management Field Review
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181