The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission

Joint Commission Gold SealCommunity Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Community Memorial Hospital's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards.

We undergo rigorous unannounced on-site surveys at least every three years to maintain our accreditation status. A team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluate us for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership, and medication management.


About The Joint Commission

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

To earn and maintain The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™, an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a Joint Commission survey team at least every three years. (Laboratories must be surveyed every two years.)

Joint Commission accreditation can be earned by many types of health care organizations, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, nursing homes, office-based surgery centers, behavioral health treatment facilities, and providers of home care services. 

Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.

 

 

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