New England Sinai Hospital awarded Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission
STOUGHTON, MA – New England Sinai Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
New England Sinai Hospital recently underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with hospital standards spanning several areas, including environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, medication management, and rights and responsibilities of the individual. Surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.
“New England Sinai is pleased to receive accreditation from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” said Justine DeFronzo, MBA, BSN, RN, president of New England Sinai Hospital. “We’re proud of the tremendous efforts of our entire team, and their ongoing dedication to providing the highest quality care to our patients and families.”
The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.
“As a private accreditor, The Joint Commission surveys health care organizations to protect the public by identifying deficiencies in care and working with those organizations to correct them as quickly and sustainably as possible,” said Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend New England Sinai Hospital for its continuous quality improvement efforts in patient safety and quality of care.
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