Joint Commission Announces Second Round of Standards Reduction

Published: 07/24/2023

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced a second round of standards elimination and reduction, following the initial standards reduction effort at the beginning of 2023. According to TJC, the reduction and consolidation of more than 200 additional standards, effective August 27, 2023, will streamline requirements, improve efficiency and impact patient safety and quality.

TJC has provided the following breakdown of reduced/consolidated standards:

  • Ambulatory Health Care: Of 206 in-scope

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