A Good Place to Start - Joint Commission Connect

Joint Commission Connect is an individualized extranet site that contains information helpful in moving you through the application and accreditation process. Your organization’s specific information is housed there.

Areas to Check Frequently to Stay Informed

Our portals are specifically designed to provide topics that are high priority in patient care and provide learning tools in different methods such as podcasts, videos and important links and documents.

Interactive Tools for Specific Problems: Hand Hygiene

Hand Hygiene Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) — A web-based application tool using your individual data provides the foundation and framework of an improvement method that can improve an organization’s hand hygiene compliance rate and contribute substantially to its efforts to reduce the frequency of health care associated infections.

Interactive Tools for Specific Problems: Preventing Patient Falls

Preventing Falls — Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) is a web-based application designed to help health care organizations understand the reasons why patient falls occur so that they can implement evidence-based solutions to mitigate these factors.

Interactive Tools for Specific Problems: Hand-off Communications

Hand-off Communications — Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) provides the foundation and framework of an improvement method that can increase the effectiveness of how an organization communicates as a patient moves from one setting of care to another.

Interactive Tools for Specific Problems: Safe Surgery

Safe Surgery Targeted Solutions Tool® (TST®) is a web-based application designed to help health care organizations assess their scheduling, pre-operative and operating room processes, determine the risks that lead to wrong site surgeries, and implement evidence-based practices that promote safety.

Physician Resources

Resources for physicians are available to help deal with quality issues related to patient safety. Information, interactive opportunities and key updates are available to assist physician’s in their key role.

Nursing Resources

Nurses are key on both sides of the accreditation equation. Nurses practice in accredited organizations and are very involved in survey preparation and afterwards. Nurses are also usually members of survey teams. Dedicated resources are available to help nurses access valuable resources including publications, blogs, and portals to help with patient care.

Joint Commission Resources

Different learning methods can be helpful to support your team as you strive for continuous performance improvement. Joint Commission Resources provides live events, webinars, electronic products, publications and advisory resources are available to help your team learn.

Promoting Your Achievement

We want to help you share your success with your colleagues, community, referral sources, and stakeholders. Our publicity kit provides sample news releases, tips to maximize awareness and directions on how to access The Gold Seal of Approval® for use in your promotional materials.

Support from Your Account Executive

We can guide you through your accreditation and reaccreditation journey. Your dedicated account executive can help you understand what to expect and the key milestone you need to meet before and after a survey is conducted.