The Joint Commission last week issued an advisory reviewing its new hospital accreditation standards for preventing maternal hemorrhage and severe hypertension/preeclampsia effective July 1, 2020. The advisory also reviews suggested strategies for preventing postpartum hemorrhage, such as obstetric safety bundles. For more on how hospitals are working to advance better health for mothers and babies, visit www.aha.org/better-health-for-mothers-and-babies

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