September 29, 2022

The Joint Commission seeking comments on healthcare equity advanced certification program

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

The Joint Commission on September 28 announced it is seeking input from the field on requirements for a new advanced certification program focused on improving healthcare equity.

The voluntary program will recognize hospitals that strive for excellence in providing equitable care, treatment, and services across multiple domains, including leadership, collaboration, data collection, provision of care, and performance improvement.

Comments will be accepted until October 20.

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