Accreditation

Joint Commission looks at culture, improvements

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, November 1, 2009

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The Joint Commission has made significant steps to improve its performance and culture in 2009, the organization announced during its recent Executive Briefings in New York.
Ann Scott Blouin, PhD, RN, executive vice president of accreditation and certification operations, discussed at length major changes the healthcare accrediting body has taken in recent months to improve the way it works with hospitals, as well as its own internal processes. Among those improvements:

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