What is Accreditation? | Joint Commission
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Tuesday 2:12 CST, October 13, 2015

What is Accreditation?


Joint Commission accreditation can be earned by many types of health care organizations, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, nursing homes, office-based surgery centers, behavioral health treatment facilities, and providers of home care services.

  • Learn more about becoming accredited and our accreditation programs.
  • Not sure which program to choose?  Start here.

What's the Word on Accreditation?

If you think Joint Commission accreditation is expensive, try not being accredited. Quality saves money. If we can prevent a fall or a hospital-associated infection, that benefits our bottom line.
Allen S. Weiss, M.D. - President and CEO
NCH Healthcare Systems