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The Joint Commission is a nationally recognized leader in performance measurement and implemented standardized performance measures for internal quality improvement, accreditation and certification. The Joint Commission’s methodology is considered the "gold standard" in health care today.
Important Modifications – Performance Measurement Reporting
The Joint Commission is immediately modifying performance measure data reporting and data submission timelines for ORYX® and Certification Programs with standardized measure requirements.
Please click “Reporting Modifications” to see the communication which includes specific information on optional performance measure reporting for 4Q2019, 1Q2020, and 2Q2020 chart-abstracted measures and extended submission times for hospitals choosing to submit available chart-abstracted and electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) data.
The Joint Commission has successfully developed and nationally implemented many standardized core performance measures for hospitals. Learn about measures that are applicable for Accreditation and Certification for respective Measure Topics.
Performance measures are essential to the credibility of any health care organization and are required of an accredited or certified organization. Learn about performance measurement requirements for Joint Commission’s Accreditation as well as Certification Programs.
Pioneers in Quality™ is program started in 2016 to assist Joint Commission-accredited hospitals on their journey toward electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) adoption and reporting. Learn about the details of the program and how you can participate to help further adoption of eCQMs.