Who within my organization should subscribe to The Joint Commission Perspectives?
The Joint Commission Perspectives is a practical newsletter for quality improvement and risk management staff, administrators, and clinical managers in all accredited organizations. It targets staff responsible for accreditation-related activities and performance improvement, nurse leaders, and physician leaders, as well as health care consultants.
What topics does The Joint Commission Perspectives cover?
Perspectives is the official news source of The Joint Commission. It provides the what, when, and how of Joint Commission standards and requirements to help organizations stay up-to-date on Joint Commission initiatives and maintain continuous compliance. Regular sections and features update organizations on standards, survey process, policy changes, patient safety, and error reduction, and other new and evolving initiatives and policies requiring the attention and action of accredited organizations. Please read the "About" section above.
How often does The Joint Commission Perspectives publish?
The Joint Commission Perspectives is published 12 times a year by Joint Commission Resources.
Do accredited organizations receive complimentary subscriptions to The Joint Commission Perspectives?
Yes, Perspectives is now available to Joint Commission accredited and certified organizations via their Joint Commission Connect extranet sites. Simply click on the Joint Commission Perspectives link under “Accreditation Tools”. The complimentary subscriptions for these organizations will no longer be accessible on the Ingenta web site as of March 31, 2011. If you cannot access your complimentary copy on your extranet, contact your Account Executive at The Joint Commission.
Can I change who receives our organization’s complimentary subscription of The Joint Commission Perspectives?
Because The Joint Commission Perspectives is the official news source of The Joint Commission, it is The Joint Commission policy that the complimentary subscription must go the organization’s administrator or CEO, and the medical staff director. This cannot be changed. To notify The Joint Commission of changes to your accredited organization's name, address, ownership, or officer's name, please fill out and submit an Organization Update Form located on the Joint Commission Web site at Organization Update Form (for all organizations except Laboratory) and Organization Update Form (for Laboratory only) and submit this to your account representative in Accreditation Operations. This information will then be updated for purposes of the complimentary subscription to The Joint Commission Perspectives.
Is there discount pricing for health care systems with multiple facilities?
For pricing considerations for health systems with multiple sites and multi-year subscriptions, please contact Helen Fry at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630.792.5414.
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