Amid Opioid Crisis, The Joint Commission Revises Pain Management Standards

This Aug. 15, 2017 file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York.  (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)ASSOCIATED PRESS The Joint Commission, accreditor for thousands of U.S healthcare facilities, is revising pain “assessment and management standards” for behavioral health care, home care and nursing care center programs in the wake of the […]