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Patient Safety


The Joint Commission Proudly Supports Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18

At The Joint Commission we’re committed to promoting a safe and high-quality health care system with a goal of zero patient harm. We all have a role to play in keeping patients and those who care for them safe. We’re proud to support the  NPSF's United for Patient Safety campaign and encourage you to get involved and take action for improved safety conditions.

John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award



The John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards recognize major achievements by individuals and organizations to improve patient safety and healthcare quality. Learn More and apply.


Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

Open and candid communication with patients and their families is a key component of safe and effective health care. However, communication between caregivers and patients is sometimes hindered by longstanding myths and misconceptions about the sharing of information. Learn More

For more than 60 years, The Joint Commission has been a champion of patient safety by helping health care organizations to improve the quality and safety of the care they provide. Our many patient safety-focused initiatives encourage and support organizations in their efforts to make patient safety a continuous priority.

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