Should you pursue Joint Commission accreditation?
“It’s the new gold standard,” says Billy Taylor, practice administrator at Midtown Urology, a five-physician practice in Atlanta that achieved Joint Commission accreditation status in the late 1990s. “It helps you run a better establishment because state and federal regulations are similar to what The Joint Commission [formerly JCAHO] says.
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