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Joint Commission focuses on suicide prevention rules during surveys

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April 6, 2017

Patient injuries caused by self-harm and suicides have long been a problem with hospitals. With behavioral health patients becoming a more prevalent population in healthcare facilities, preventing suicides through thoughtful design has become a priority in most facilities.

Patient injuries caused by self-harm and suicides have long been a problem with hospitals. With behavioral health patients becoming a more prevalent population in healthcare facilities, preventing suicides through thoughtful design has become a priority in most facilities.



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