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Hospital performance trends on national quality measures and the association with Joint Commission accreditation.

Schmaltz SP, Williams SC, Chassin MR, et al. Hospital performance trends on national quality measures and the association with joint commission accreditation. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(8). doi:10.1002/jhm.905.

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October 26, 2011
Schmaltz SP, Williams SC, Chassin MR, et al. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(8).

Accreditation by The Joint Commission was associated with stronger performance on disease-specific measures of hospital quality of care. Accredited hospitals also appeared to achieve greater improvements in care over time compared to non-accredited hospitals.

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Schmaltz SP, Williams SC, Chassin MR, et al. Hospital performance trends on national quality measures and the association with joint commission accreditation. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(8). doi:10.1002/jhm.905.