Joint Commission Mandates All Patients Be Known As Bob

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – The Joint Commission today released new guidelines for protecting patient privacy.  The guidelines mandate that all hospitalized patients be known as Bob regardless of real name, age, gender, race or sexual orientation.  The only exception will be patients whose name …

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