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70th Anniversary

The Joint Commission is proud to be celebrating our 70th anniversary, but we know we couldn’t have done it without all our healthcare customers over the years. No matter whether you joined The Joint Commission 70 years or just 7 days ago, we thank you for your trust in us and dedication to patient safety and quality healthcare.

Over the past seven decades, we have seen numerous innovations and advancements in healthcare and we wanted to look back on some of the things that have made the Joint Commission what it is today. See some of the major changes to our organization by using the button below.

70 year timelineDownload the 70 years timeline PDF

Launching into New Health Care Settings

The Joint Commission has offered accreditation services in the hospital setting since early in its inception, but do you know how long we’ve been servicing many other health care settings?

Looking to the Future

As proud as we are of what we’ve accomplished in the past 70 years, we envision a future where all people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings. We’re committed to making this a reality by continuing to lead the way in encouraging all health care organizations to embrace high reliability and quality improvement. See our latest news to learn more about what’s in store for the next 70 years.

Reflecting on 70 years of Dedication to Patient Safety