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The evidence base for US joint commission hospital accreditation standards: cross sectional study.

Ibrahim SA, Reynolds KA, Poon E, et al. The evidence base for US joint commission hospital accreditation standards: cross sectional study. BMJ. 2022;377:e063064. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2020-063064    

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July 13, 2022
Ibrahim SA, Reynolds KA, Poon E, et al. BMJ. 2022;377:e063064.

Accreditation programs such as The Joint Commission are intended to improve patient safety and quality. Investigators evaluated the evidence base for 20 actionable standards issued by The Joint Commission. Standards were classified by the extent to which they were supported by evidence, evidence quality ratings, and the strength of the recommendation.

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Ibrahim SA, Reynolds KA, Poon E, et al. The evidence base for US joint commission hospital accreditation standards: cross sectional study. BMJ. 2022;377:e063064. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2020-063064    

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