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Evolving with Care
Your commitment to safe, quality care hasn’t wavered. Neither has ours. How we achieve our goal however, now needs to look a bit different. Learn how we’re thoughtfully evolving how we do business to better fit with yours.
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Laboratory Education Programs
Access our 2020 laboratory education program materials and resources for key insights on what's new and ahead for clinical laboratories in 2021, lessons learned from the public health crisis and how laboratories can strive for high quality performance while co-existing with COVID-19.
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Redefine Quality in Health Care Laboratory Services
Joint Commission accreditation is not just for hospitals. For more than 40 years, we’ve helped health care laboratories transform their practices by meeting and exceeding rigorous performance standards. Get started on your path to laboratory accreditation.
Learn the Basics
Learn more about the laboratory accreditation program such as eligibility, accreditation options, process and pricing. Then, assess your organization’s readiness to apply by reviewing our performance standards.
You've submitted your application. Now, it's time to prepare for accreditation. Access tips, written document checklists and other resources to assist you before, during, and after your on-site survey.
Accreditation and certification are important accomplishments to achieve and we are here to help your organization throughout the entire process. Whether you’re new to the Joint Commission and just starting on your journey, or you are looking for guidance after your survey or review, you’ll have plenty of on-going support.
If you’re pursuing accreditation for the first time, a member of our Business Development team will help you determine if your organization is eligible, explain the process, provide you with access to the accreditation standards and inform you about other helpful resources available to you. Once your application and deposit* has been submitted, an Account Executive will then become your primary, on-going “go to” person to help you through the process before, during and after the survey.