Latest Joint Commission Stories

2013-08-30 23:00:52

American workers approaching retirement are facing the same transitional challenges in their state of health and healthcare benefits. Retired seniors and individuals with limited or non-existent healthcare coverage are turning to medical travel and medical travel facilitators like SmartCare Worldwide to gain access to important medical services. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Many employers in the U.S. have dramatically reduced or terminated their retirement benefits. This...

2013-08-26 23:18:18

As a leading provider of holiday accommodation in Southern Thailand, Krabi Riviera Co Ltd is pleased to support an event recently held by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). As part of its ongoing campaign to promote Thailand as an outstanding provider of health and wellness services, TAT has recently hosted the ‘Medical and Wellness Tourism Trade and Media FAM Trip 2013.’ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 More than 30 medical facilitators and travel agencies specialising in health and...

2013-08-19 23:17:46

DNV Healthcare has awarded full accreditation to Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and Quentin Mease Hospital. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 DNV Healthcare has awarded full accreditation to Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and Quentin Mease Hospital. Harris Health System switched to DNV from The Joint Commission earlier this year, and has now successfully conducted, and passed, its DNV on-site surveys. By...

2013-08-14 23:03:19

The Joint Commission awards hospital Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Abington Health Lansdale Hospital with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of this certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. Lansdale Hospital underwent a rigorous...

2013-07-19 23:01:14

Capital Health meets new Joint Commission Advanced Stroke Designation. The new designation is available only to elite stroke centers that meet the Joint Commission's highest standards required to provide complex stroke care. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Capital Health Regional Medical Center has attained Advanced Certification from The Joint Commission for its Comprehensive Stroke Center, a new designation available only to elite centers that meet the Joint Commission’s highest...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'