The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission is a nonprofit, independent organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations in the United States. This accreditation is recognizable nationwide and holds each organization to high performance standards. Per the Joint Commission's website, their mission and vision statement can be read below:
Mission: To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.
Vision Statement: All people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.