The Joint Commission
Thursday 5:35 CST, March 30, 2017

Disease-Specific Care

The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification Program, launched in 2002, is designed to evaluate clinical programs across the continuum of care. Joint Commission accredited organizations may seek certification for virtually any chronic disease or condition. For more information see Facts about Disease-Specific Care Certification.

Disease-Specific Care Certification can be adapted to most chronic conditions, including;

  • Primary Stroke Centers
  • Orthopedic Joint Replacement
  • Heart Failure
  • COPD
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Acute MI
  • Diabetes
  • Ventricular Assist Device Implantation,
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Cancers
  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia and others.

Interesting in becoming certified?  Start Here.


Certification Contact Directory

Patrick Phelan
Executive Director
(630) 792-5145

David Eickemeyer
Associate Director

Caroline Isbey
Associate Director

Brian Johnson
Associate Director

Francine Topps
Business Development Specialist

Kristine Stejskal
Business Development Coordinator

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