Joint Commission, The

Joint Commission, The

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A not-for-profit group that oversees and establishes standards of quality and performance measurement in health care and annually publishes the Accreditation Manual for Hospitals. It was formerly called the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
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A representative delegation of Afghanistan consisting of leaders and representatives of government structures, leading public and private companies is arriving in Uzbekistan to participate at the meeting of the Joint Commission, the second meeting of the Dialogue between public and private structures, the joint business forum and Uzbekistan Afghanistan exhibition.
"Avant Healthcare Professionals is thankful to receive our recertification accreditation from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation," said Shari Dingle Costantini, Founder and CEO of Avant Healthcare Professionals.
(2) An examination of these documents reveals that the CPSU issued three decrees to the Soviet delegation to the Joint Commission, the first two on March 16 and July 26, 1946, and the last on May 20, 1947.
Through a system of consultation with the Joint Commission, the United States and the Soviets were to control and direct the provisional government's central and local activities, (6) and the provisional government was to nominate delegates to both the Soviet and US army headquarters.
Thus, prior to the opening of the Joint Commission, the CPSU had a nearly complete blueprint for the Korean provisional government.
Below are highlights of what's happening at the Joint Commission, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and the Council on Accreditation (COA).
The Joint Commission, the national accrediting body for hospitals, laboratories, and other healthcare-delivery organizations, began conducting laboratory evaluations in 1979.
As is now typical for The Joint Commission, the majority of the surveyor's time is spent conducting the survey using a tracer method of evaluation, looking at how care is being delivered, rather than on policies.
"Care Staffing Professionals is pleased to receive certification from The Joint Commission, the premier quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation," added D'Andre Lampkin, Chief Executive Officer, Care Staffing Professionals.
Riverview Medical Center is pleased to achieve advanced certification from The Joint Commission, the premier healthcare quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation, says Anthony Costa, M.D., medical director of the joint replacement program at Riverview Medical Center.
"Spark of Hope is pleased to receive Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation," added David Lam, Executive Director of Spark of Hope.
"Amcare Pro Home Health is pleased to receive accreditation from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation," added (name, title, organization).

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