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The Joint Commission Awards First Community-Based Palliative Care Certification to MJHS

Thursday August 18, 2016
The Joint Commission Awards First Community-Based Palliative Care Certification to MJHS

The Joint Commission today announced MJHS, a nonprofit health system in New York, as the first health care organization in the nation to receive its new Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification. Learn More
 

Evidence and Rationale for New Eating Disorders Standards in New R3 Report

Monday August 15, 2016
Evidence and Rationale for New Eating Disorders Standards in New R3 Report

The Joint Commission released a new “R3 Report” today on the new eating disorders standards for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation. The standards were released in January 2016 for residential and outpatient eating disorders programs. The new report provides a more in-depth rationale and evidence for the standards beyond what is in the accreditation manual. Learn More
 

Michael Kaba Named Joint Commission Chief Human Resources Officer

Monday July 11, 2016
Michael Kaba Named Joint Commission Chief Human Resources Officer

The Joint Commission announced today the appointment of Michael W. Kaba, MBA, MS, to the position of chief human resources officer for The Joint Commission enterprise. Kaba joined The Joint Commission on June 29. Learn More
 

The Joint Commission Receives Deeming Authority for California Clinical Laboratories

Friday June 3, 2016
The Joint Commission Receives Deeming Authority for California Clinical Laboratories

The Joint Commission today announced it has received deeming authority for California clinical laboratories from the California Department of Public Health’s Laboratory Field Services (LFS). Learn More
 

Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tuesday May 24, 2016
Joint Commission Nursing Care Center Accreditation Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Joint Commission is commemorating the 50th anniversary of its Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program. Learn More
 

Joint Commission Announces Educational Campaign on Importance of Dual Identifiers

Friday May 6, 2016
Joint Commission Announces Educational Campaign on Importance of Dual Identifiers

The Joint Commission launched its Speak Up™: Right ID, Right Care campaign to help educate the public on the importance of multiple identifiers in the health care environment. The campaign includes an infographic, animated video and podcast available for free download. Learn More
 
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