Whether freestanding or hospital-based, physician-office based or a multi-site system, Joint Commission Laboratory accreditation helps laboratories streamline operations and achieve a higher level of integration. Joint Commission accreditation helps labs learn how to improve quality, reduce costs, demonstrate accountability, and increase options for participation in managed care and other contractual arrangements. Joint Commission accreditation is recognized as the Gold Standard for Quality in Health Care.

This article waslast modified on June 30, 2017.