HC102 Healthcare: The Future of Accreditation for Assisted Living Communities

  • Day One
  • An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. The Joint Commission has announced that it is launching a new accreditation program for assisted living communities (ALCs). This session will discuss the forces behind the movement for voluntary ALC accreditation and how the COVID-19 pandemic may influence views around the value of accreditation. Dr. Baker, Executive Vice President Division of Health Care Quality Evaluation, The Joint Commission, will review the standards and performance measures in The Joint Commission’s new program and how these were developed.
  • Session Type:Thought Leadership
  • Learner Outcome 1: Hear about the current environment for accreditation of senior housing and ALCs
  • Learner Outcome 2: Explore the key domains for measures and standards in ALC accreditation requirements
  • Learner Outcome 3: Learn what the typical journey looks like for organizations seeking accreditation
  • Learner Outcome 4: Explore the anticipated benefits that accredited organizations will experience related to quality and safety of care and operational efficiency
  • Product: All Customers (not related to a specific product)
  • Industry: Healthcare, Healthcare: Post-Acute and Senior Living
  • Persona: All Customers (not related to a specific job role)
  • Theme: Essentials for Your Employees
  • Level: All Levels
David Baker
The Joint Commission

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