Joint Commission, SGS Ally to Offer Coordinated Accreditation/ISO Certification Option

The Joint Commission and SGS Group are joining forces to offer hospitals in the United States the option of pursuing both accreditation and certification to various ISO and industry best practice standards beginning in early 2012.

The program combines The Joint Commission's modern health care quality and safety standards, survey process and accountability performance measures with SGS management system audits, including certification to the ISO 9001 quality management system standards

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