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We’ll Support You Every Step of the Way
At The Joint Commission, we want you to succeed in your accreditation. To help applicants prepare, we offer a variety of hands-on ambulatory accreditation support, technical resources, and educational offerings.
Preparing for Accreditation
Becoming accredited is a team effort. Below are resources to help get everyone in your organization working together to achieve the gold standard.
Joint Commission Connect® is a personalized extranet site dedicated to supporting your organization. Here you will access your application, find your appointed account executive and access other resources to maintain accreditation expectations throughout your ambulatory accreditation journey. From setting up internal meetings and conducting mock surveys to completing your application, The Joint Commission can provide you with the necessary tools to help you succeed in every step in the accreditation process.
Also inside of Joint Commission Connect you’ll find our Readiness Roadmap toolkit which organizes literally hundreds of helpful documents, webinar recordings, videos, checklists, and crosswalks into user-friendly, sortable categories to help make finding specific resources quick and easy. It’s a valuable tool no matter where you are in the accreditation, certification, or verification process.
Your Account Executive
Once you receive access to the application for accreditation, you will work with a dedicated Account Executive — your primary contact at The Joint Commission — to help you:
Answer questions about your application and survey preparation
Ensure you have supplied all necessary documentation prior to your survey
Update changes to your demographic information including address, contact name(s), services, etc
Support your post-survey activities
Connect you with other Joint Commission contacts when you need them
Access to Our Standards Interpretation Group
Contact the Standards Interpretation Group (SIG) for information about interpreting and applying specific ambulatory care standards. Review FAQ’s submitted by SIG staff or submit questions directly.
Joint Commission Resources® (JCR®) provides one-stop shopping for ambulatory health care organizations seeking accreditation education and training, software solutions, publications, and a variety of other materials to prepare for and sustain your accreditation.