Neighbors Health System Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

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Neighbors Health System Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Pearland, TX – December 22, 2015 – Neighbors Health System has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

During the review, a team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated compliance with medical facility standards related to several areas, including emergency management, environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, and medication management. Surveyors also conducted on-site observations and interviews.

The Joint Commission has accredited medical facilities for more than 60 years. More than 4,000 general, children’s, long-term acute, psychiatric, rehabilitation and specialty medical facilities currently maintain accreditation from The Joint Commission, awarded for a three-year period. In addition, approximately 360 critical access medical facilities maintain accreditation through a separate program.