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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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countries served by the Joint Commission enterprise

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resources to support patient safety and care quality

News and Announcements


Stay up to date with all the latest Joint Commission news, blog posts, webinars, and communications.

Sen. Bill Frist: It’s Time for Hospitals to Prioritize Sustainable Healthcare

Sen. Frist, Chair of The Nature Conservancy, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and former heart and lung transplant surgeon, is an expert on the complex relationship between healthcare, patient outcomes and our climate.

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Health Care Equity Certification Resource Center Now Available

Our new Health Care Equity Certification Resource Center provides practical strategies for organizations pursuing Health Care Equity Certification to help them meet the standards and elements of performance.

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Announcing the 2023 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards recipients

Congratulations to the Veterans Health Administration, BMC2, and Dr. Eduardo Salas.

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Article Recognizes First Hospitals to Achieve Health Care Equity Certification

Healthcare Innovation recognizes the first hospitals to achieve Health Care Equity Certification. Our President and CEO Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin discusses the focus of health care equity as a core part of The Joint Commission’s agenda.

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.
Nurses and other clinical health professionals are the front line of defense when it comes to preventing errors and promoting patient safety.
Resources, interactive opportunities, and key updates are available to assist physicians.
Our commitment is to ensure safe, equitable, and highly reliable health care for everyone.

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