The Joint Commission

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The Joint Commission (TJC)

a private nongovernmental agency that establishes guidelines for the operation of hospitals and other health care facilities, conducts accreditation programs and surveys, and encourages the attainment of high standards of institutional medical care in the United States. Members of the JCAHO include representatives from the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American College of Surgeons, American Dental Association, and American Hospital Association.
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A number of bilateral agreements of cooperation in the fields of justice, banking, industrial and agriculture research, higher education and cooperation between small and medium enterprises are expected to be signed during the Joint Commission meeting.
The ERD official said the Joint Commission meeting will mainly aim at boosting the bilateral ties between the two countries besides discussing how to send Bangladeshi workers in a large scale to the gulf country.
Joint Commission accreditation provides behavioral health care organizations with the processes needed to improve in a variety of areas related to the care of individuals and their families," said Julia Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ, executive director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission.
1) When the Joint Commission says "jump," the hospital had better ask "how high.
The Joint Commission appears to be unable to aggressively enforce the necessary standards on all facilities.
Since the inception of the issuance of sentinel event alerts 20 years ago, The Joint Commission has only issued 57 alerts (including this most recent alert).
Along with improving patient outcomes, the program could also drive down the cost of maternity care, which the Joint Commission said reached $60 billion in 2012 in the United States alone.
An independent, nonprofit organisation, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
The joint commission will be meeting first time after 23 years and it will be structured into five clusters.
For our purposes, the decision was clear: We wanted to align with The Joint Commission because of its reputation for excellence, the consultative and professional nature of its suppliers, and its willingness to help us through the accreditation process.
Tracer methodology is a core element of the on-site accreditation process of The Joint Commission and Joint Commission International.
The 11th Moroccan-Saudi Joint Commission was preceded by a meeting on Monday of the Moroccan-Saudi business council which discussed business and investments opportunities offered by both countries and forwarded recommendation in this regard to the Joint Commission.