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Joint Commission Leader in JAMA: Time to Address Racial Bias in Health Care

In the Aug. 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a Viewpoint co-authored by The Joint Commission’s medical director, Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, calls for immediate action to address racial bias throughout the U.S. health care system. Learn More

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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