AHA Comments on the Joint Commission’s Recently Proposed Standards for Perinatal Safety

AHA comments on the Joint Commission’s recently proposed standards for perinatal safety. These standards play a vital role for pregnant and postpartum women, as well as their families. We appreciate the Joint Commission’s proposed standards and support their implementation to ensure that health care providers are in the best position to provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

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