Ebola Preparedness Resources

Patient Safety Systems Chapter for the Hospital program

The 2015 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals includes the new "Patient Safety Systems" chapter, a blueprint for leaders that uses existing standards to achieve an integrated approach to patient safety. Learn More

Field Reviews Open for Public Comment

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


The Joint Commission is seeking input from the field on the Clinical Alarm Systems National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) Survey for the Critical Access Hospital and Hospital accreditation programs. Learn More.

Prepublication Standards – New and Revised Standards and Elements of Performance (EPs) for the Laboratory program

Following a comprehensive assessment of the Laboratory program manual that began in August 2011, The Joint Commission in September 2014 made a number of revisions, additions, and deletions to ensure that its accreditation requirements reflect contemporary language used in cytology laboratories. Learn More

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Corporate Donor and Sponsor Opportunities

The Center for Transforming Healthcare
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Quality Check

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We elected to use a corporate survey team for our organization, which allowed the surveyors to acquire a thorough understanding of our systems and practices. This was very useful and showed us areas we could improve across our corporation.
Diane Blankenship, B.S., CLS (ASCP) - Director of Laboratory Services
Community Health Systems

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All people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.


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