The Joint Commission
A snapshot of The Joint Commission enterprise in the media September 2009
Introducing The Joint Commission’s Big News Alert

Welcome to the enterprise’s “Big News Alert," our monthly e-newsletter designed to share information about media outreach efforts and successes with you. It will include links to recent media coverage and information regarding what people are saying about us online. We want to keep you in the loop. Please contact us with any questions, ideas or suggestions. See “Today’s News” to view more coverage.

The Center for Transforming Healthcare
Earns National Media Attention

We’ve enjoyed strong coverage for the Center for Transforming Healthcare. Click the logos and links below to view the highlights.

NY Times
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infection control drug topics

The Word is Out About Speak Up™

The latest Speak Up™ campaign, “Prevent Errors in Your Child’s Care,” earned excellent coverage in the media. Click on the logos below to view some of our favorites.

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Vaccinating health care workers against the seasonal flu

Vaccinating health care workers is critically important to protecting patients from the flu. This year, JCR raised the bar for vaccination rates through the Flu Vaccination Challenge and the media has taken notice.

Modern HC advanced

International Accreditation is Growing

The media is abuzz with stories about patients traveling abroad for medical care. JCI has been right in the thick of the conversation about providing safe patient care through international accreditation.

The New Republic Barrons
Newsweek Medical Tourism

In the Twitterverse!

twitterHere are a few tweets from health care trades and local publications, including Gem Power, MD Consult, ASC Communications, ABRios and this one from Safety Institute:

imageSafety Institute — Joint Commission's alert emphasizes the role of leadership, including maintaining a culture of safety.

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