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Complimentary Hospital Resources From The Joint Commission

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. Check out these resources to support your improvement efforts.


Resources Available To Everyone

Guidance, support, and newsletters developed for your hospital to keep up with compliance and patient safety.

Resources Available Exclusively For Customers

To access these resources login to the Joint Commission Connect® dedicated extranet site.

R3 Reports

These reports provide a summary of the rationale and references for new Joint Commission requirements.

Perspectives Newsletter

The official newsletter of The Joint Commission included with accreditation and certification.

Quick Safety! Newsletters

Monthly publication that outlines an incident, topic or trend in health care that could compromise patient safety.

SAFER Dashboard

A data analytics tool to view current and historical aggregate survey findings allowing you to track performance at the corporate or site level, share data with stakeholders and compare to other organizations nationwide.

Sentinel Event Alerts

Published for Joint Commission accredited organizations and interested health care professionals, Sentinel Event Alerts identify specific types of adverse events and high-risk conditions, describes their common underlying causes, and recommends steps to reduce risk and prevent future occurrences.

Accelerate PI

Accelerate PI dashboards propel meaningful, data-driven conversations about performance measures and quality improvement. The dashboards are a tool for both surveyors and customers alike in that they address unique but also overlapping needs to guide survey and quality improvement activities.

Patient Safety Portals

Resources developed by The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) in addition to external resources, are provided to assist health care organizations in improving the safety and quality of care provided.

Readiness Roadmap

A collection of documents, webinar recordings, videos, checklists, and crosswalks that are categorized by topics of interest relevant to different steps in the accreditation, certification, or verification process.

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