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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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Hear What Our Customers Have to Say

We just completed the periodic performance review for our laboratory. What an in-depth process, but, because of the survey (and especially the surveyor), we could see the improvements we had made. This happened in a relatively short time. Our Joint Commission accreditation has had a significant impact on our facility. We continue to improve.
John W. Bagenski, MT (ASCP) - Laboratory Technical Director
Auburn Community Hospital

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