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Accreditation that Delivers

Delivering an accreditation experience that helps you elevate quality and safety throughout your organization is the cornerstone of Joint Commission accreditation. It’s how our team helps your team deliver safe, quality care to every patient you serve, every time.

Here’s how we deliver an unparalleled experience:

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Experienced Surveyors

Joint Commission ambulatory surveyors have extensive experience in clinical and senior leadership roles across ambulatory settings including, but not limited to: surgery centers, endoscopy, cath labs, interventional radiology, radiology, adult and pediatric medical and dental practices, respiratory therapy, sleep medicine, pain management, oncology, infusion, dialysis, and public health. Their clinical expertise is matched to the main specialty of the facility being surveyed to make sure the organization’s survey experience is relevant. They are all master’s prepared or above and are provided with the latest technology and training.
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Impactful Standards

Our staff of ambulatory experts thoroughly research and analyze every standard we publish. Developed in consultation with nationally recognized experts and the input of your peers, then field tested with our accredited organizations, our standards are considered elevated benchmarks that inspire organizations to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality.
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An Educational Experience

Our surveyors visit an average of 40 ambulatory health care organizations per year, which means they’ve got a wealth of good practices and ideas they can share in the process — from recruitment, to improvements and efficiencies, and more.

What Our Customers Have to Say

Results of a recent survey of our ambulatory health care accredited organizations confirm a positive and educational accreditation experience:


believe Joint Commission standards are relevant to the health care services their organization provides


feel the survey process is educative


agree Joint Commission standards promote safe, high-quality care


rate the customer service and support received from all Joint Commission staff as positive

Get Started

Delivering guidance you can trust to validate and improve safety and quality is the cornerstone of Joint Commission accreditation. Your staff and patients deserve no less.

Ready to take your first step? Get started on your accreditation journey today by submitting this form.