Joint Commission Releases Local Hospital Rating.The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations,
n.pr the United States body that accredits healthcare organizations.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO/TJC),
n. awarded Alaska Regional Hospital a score of 98 of 100 points and accreditation accreditation,
n a process of formal recognition of a school or institution attesting to the required ability and performance in an area of education, training, or practice. without Type 1 recommendations (areas with deficiencies and issues requiring resolution within a specified time-frame). JCAHO JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, see there is a not-for-profit, independent organization that evaluates patient care and safety, and accredits nearly 19,000 health-care organizations and programs in the country.
Survey results for Alaska Regional and other local hospitals can be found on JCAHO's Web site at www.jcaho.org.
"Nationwide, only 4 percent of hospitals surveyed this past year scored 98 or better," said Ed Lamb, Alaska Regional's president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .