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Joint Commission Accreditation

Accreditation demonstrates your commitment to the compliance of rigorous standards and helps strengthen your organization’s delivery of care.
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An accreditation award verifies that a health care provider meets the most rigorous quality and safety standards of care for their patients and communities.

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From overnight stays to outpatient services, in-home care to laboratories, patients benefit from a provider's dedication to excellence across the continuum of care.
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Achieving The Gold Seal of Approval® shows your patients and community that your organization is committed to providing the highest standard of care.
You may have already achieved accreditation, or you want to make sure your program or service is performing at a high level. Give your team the validation and recognition of earning Joint Commission certification, and show your patients you’re committed to providing consistent quality of care.
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Organizations seeking certification must meet all of the eligibility requirements for certification.
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Explore the process for achieving Joint Commission certification, from start to finish.
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Browse our selection of certifications to see which is right for your organization.
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Verification is a new review assessment offered that allows organizations to assess capabilities and provide appropriate care for a patient's condition.
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The Joint Commission analyzes evidence-based data and works with industry leaders and clinicians to determine ways to help drive quality initiatives and patient safety in health care. As a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization, we are constantly searching for important information to share with the field. Browse our complimentary resources to support your improvement efforts.

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Joint Commission Resources

A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources® (JCR) offers a full suite of services and solutions, including publications, software, and education, to help your organization achieve its quality and safety goals.
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Publications

Find trusted preparation and readiness resources, practical tools and checklists, our complete collection of standards manuals, and resources covering a wide range of specialized patient safety topics.
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eProducts

Assessing compliance with accreditation standards or CMS Conditions of Participation can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. JCR offers a portfolio of proven software solutions developed by industry experts.
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Education

JCR education events and online resources provide expertise on the accreditation process, patient safety, quality and performance improvement, and various other pressing issues facing health care today.