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Prepublication Standards – Deletions and Clarifications to Core Disease-Specific Care Certification Requirements

As part of the ongoing review process for certification programs, The Joint Commission identified an opportunity to delete and/or clarify certain elements of performance in Standard DSPR.7 that are redundant to accreditation requirements. Learn More
Preventing Breaches in Disinfection

The July/August 2015 issue of Healthcare Executive features an article by The Joint Commission's Lisa Waldowski, APRN, discussing breaches in high-level disinfection and the role of senior leadership in stressing proper management of infection prevention, including disinfection and sterilization. Learn More

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Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Certification

Monday July 6, 2015


Now Accepting Applications for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Certification!

To apply, call (630) 792-5291 or email

Perinatal Care Certification

Wednesday, July 1, 2015


Accepting Applications starting July, 1, 2015 for Perinatal Care Certification!

To apply, call (630) 792-5291 or email

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