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R3 Report Issue 1 - Patient-centered communication

Patient-centered communication standards for hospitals

February 9, 2011

Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, R3 Report provides the rationale and references that The Joint Commission employs in the development of new requirements. While the standards manuals also provide a rationale, the rationale provided in R3 Report goes into more depth. The references provide the evidence that supports the requirement. R3 Report may be reproduced only in its entirety and credited to The Joint Commission. To receive by e-mail, sign up to receive an E-mail Alert.