Joint Commission Quick Safety 60 Focuses on Understanding the Needs of Diverse Populations

Published: 07/14/2021

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

According to a new Quick Safety Report issued by the Joint Commission (TJC), the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the many gaps in health care experienced by diverse populations. Health care disparities are a patient safety issue that TJC states “…should be addressed by organizations with the same level of urgency as other health care-acquired conditions.”

In Quick Safety #60, TJC suggests several safety actions that organizations can take to address health care disparities:

  • Organizations/Lea

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