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Hospital Accreditation Essentials

Proposed Requirements for the Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care

Start Date: Apr 05, 2016
End Date: May 17, 2016
Program(s): Hospitals, Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification , Disease-Specific Care

The Joint Commission’s current Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care is available to accredited hospitals and is based on the 2014 American Diabetes Association... Learn More


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Prepublication Standards

Sentinel Event Alert 56: Detecting and treating suicide ideation in all settings



The rate of suicide is increasing in America. Now the 10th leading cause of death, suicide claims more lives than traffic accidents and more than twice as many as homicides. Access the Alert, a downloadable infographic, and a document of related Joint Commission standards. Learn More

Pioneers in Quality

Center for Transforming Healthcare

The Center for Transforming Healthcare
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Quality Check

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Joint Commission accreditation gives us confidence that we are complying with nationally recognized standards for patient care and safety. We really appreciated the insight that the patient tracer process provided and the sharing of best practices by the surveyor.
Christy Field, RN - Quality/Risk Manager
Surgery Centers of Des Moines East and West

Joint Commission Vision

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