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English term or phrase:Accreditation
English translation:health care standards-setting
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20:17 Aug 9, 2006
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Medical - Medical: Health Care
English term or phrase: Accreditation
If you have a concern regarding the care received we encourage you to report it to your attending physician, or you may contact the Patient Relations Department at (718) 283-7212. If your concerns are not addressed to your satisfaction you may also report a complaint to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

I would like to know what does the sentence "Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations" mean? Can anybody simplify the usage of this sentence?
xxxNaseeruddin
Local time: 23:22
The world's leading health care standards-setting accreditation body
Explanation:
Standards Bodies - JCAHO - Joint Commission on Accreditation of ...
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is the world's leading health care standards-setting and accrediting body. ...
www.qmsonline.com/jcaho.htm - 31k - Cached - Similar pages

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CAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is the world's leading health care standards-setting and accrediting body.

The mission of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations

What They Do

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Since 1951, the Joint Commission has developed state-of-the-art, professionally based standards and evaluated the compliance of health care organizations against these benchmarks.

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Note added at 18 mins (2006-08-09 20:36:08 GMT)
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Accredit: supply with credentials or authorize

http://www.thefreedictionary.com accredit

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accreditation
The world's leading health care standards-setting accreditation body


Explanation:
Standards Bodies - JCAHO - Joint Commission on Accreditation of ...
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is the world's leading health care standards-setting and accrediting body. ...
www.qmsonline.com/jcaho.htm - 31k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 16 mins (2006-08-09 20:34:17 GMT)
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CAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is the world's leading health care standards-setting and accrediting body.

The mission of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations

What They Do

The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Since 1951, the Joint Commission has developed state-of-the-art, professionally based standards and evaluated the compliance of health care organizations against these benchmarks.

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Note added at 18 mins (2006-08-09 20:36:08 GMT)
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Accredit: supply with credentials or authorize

http://www.thefreedictionary.com accredit



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