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Who We Are

We are committed to advancing safety and quality, as well as transforming health care, by encouraging, empowering, and supporting health care organizations to embrace quality improvement.

Who We Work With

For more than 70 years, The Joint Commission has been a global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care. We believe that all people should always expect the safest and highest quality care.

Why Work With Us

We know that everyone plays an important role when it comes to quality and safety. That's why we offer expert resources and tools to enable those we serve, from health systems to frontline staff.

The mission of The Joint Commission enterprise is to enable and empower health care organizations around the world to build a foundation for quality care and patient safety.

We work with tens of thousands of health care providers, giving us unmatched insight and expertise into the delivery of care. By sharing our knowledge, we aim to assist health care organizations like yours to elevate quality of care and patient safety.


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News and Announcements

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The Joint Commission President and CEO, Dr. Jonathan Perlin, has been named one of Modern Healthcare's 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for 2024.

Dr. Perlin named to Modern Healthcare’s list of 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Joint Commission enterprise for being recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for 2024! The profiles of all the honorees are featured in the June 10, 2024, issue of Modern Healthcare magazine (subscription required).

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New Collaboration for Improved Diagnosis

The National Quality Forum, an affiliate of The Joint Commission, and the American Medical Association announced a new collaboration to standardize patient symptom data for improved diagnosis in American Medical News.

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Chicago Medicine Magazine features The Joint Commission’s new Telehealth Accreditation Program.

The article references the current increase in use of telehealth and reminds eligible hospitals, ambulatory and behavioral healthcare organizations of the new Telehealth Accreditation Program’s July 1, 2024 launch date.

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New Rural Health Clinic Accreditation

A Modern Healthcare article (subscription required) announces The Joint Commission’s new Rural Health Clinic Accreditation. The program will help clinics in rural communities improve the safety and quality of primary care and personal health services.

Effective and efficient patient safety and care is a priority for everyone that serves in health care. Partnering with key organizations provides synergies to developing the best products and programs across the spectrum of patient health care needs.

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Our mission is to empower health care organizations, public health agencies, and others to improve the quality and safety of patient care. Working together, we can make a difference on your journey to provide consistently excellent care for each and every patient.
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