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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

Stay up to date with all the latest Joint Commission news, blog posts, webinars, and communications.
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Find Accredited Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers

This page will help quickly and easily connect referral sources, state authorities, payors, and others to accredited providers.

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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 Our First Memory Care Certified Community

Congratulations to The Wildwood Senior Living — first in the nation to achieve Memory Care Certification for Assisted Living Communities.

New Board Education Resource Center

It’s essential that health care governing bodies have the resources and support needed to help ensure safety and quality of care at the organizations they serve.

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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