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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Beit T'Shuvah 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 Rabbi Mark Borovitz, CEO of Beit T'Shuvah.
The Joint Commission, the national accrediting body for hospitals, laboratories, and other healthcare-delivery organizations, began conducting laboratory evaluations in 1979.
Southwest General Hospital, partnering with Healthways Hospital Diabetes Service, is the first hospital in Texas, and the third in the United States, to earn a Certificate of Distinction for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission, the national organization accrediting healthcare organizations across the country.
by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Founded in 1951, the Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest accrediting body, is dedicated to improving the quality of the nation's health care through voluntary accreditation.
20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --For the second year in a row, Central Baptist Hospital has been named one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Using an approach to monitoring the use of seclusion and restraint similar to that developed and enforced by the Joint Commission, the Health Care Financing Administration's new Patients' Rights Conditions of Participation will take effect August 2.

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