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Field Reviews Open for Public Comment

Tuesday April 18, 2017

 

Proposed Requirements for the New Thrombectomy-capable Stroke Center Certification Program: Comments will be accepted through May 29, 2017.
 
Proposed Requirements of the National Patient Safety Goal Related to Suicide for the Hospital, Critical Access Hospital and Behavioral Health Care accreditation programs. Comments will be accepted through May 1, 2017. 

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Table of Contents and Abstracts for The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety

Tuesday April 11, 2017

 

Follow the link to see the Table of Contents and abstracts for the latest publication of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (JQPS).
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Improving the Informed Consent Process in the Hospital Setting

Wednesday January 18, 2017

 

Obtaining informed consent is an essential aspect of patient-centered care and patient safety. Take advantage of two online courses offered FREE to our accredited organizations:

  • Making Informed Consent an Informed Choice: Training for Health Care Leaders
  • Making Informed Consent an Informed Choice: Training for Health Care Professionals
 
 

How We Work

Process improvement program breeds quality culture, empowers staff
 

 

An article in Quality Progress, June 2016 issue, explores The Joint Commission’s internal Robust Process Improvement® program. Read the article.
 

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