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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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.
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.
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.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford today was 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.
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).
This list was released by the Joint Commission, the hospital industry's primary accrediting body.
Three Southern California Kaiser Permanente hospitals today were named top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading health-care accreditation organization in the United States.
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.
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.

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