Joint Commission manual update expected in late October

Accreditation Connection, October 15, 2010

The Joint Commission has announced that there has been a slight delay in the publication of its latest update to the comprehensive accreditation manuals for the following programs:

  • Ambulatory care
  • Behavioral health care
  • Critical access hospitals
  • Home care
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratory
  • Long term care
  • Office-based surgery

The update was originally schedule to be mailed mid-October, but due to a delay in the production process, will not be mailed until the end of the month. All accredited organizations receive one free copy of the updated manual.

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