The Joint Commission
Courtemanche & Associates (C&A) collaborates with The Joint Commission (TJC) to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. As founding members of TJC Consultant Forum, C&A worked closely with TJC leadership to establish an opportunity for face to face sharing of information, field concerns, clarification of interpretations, and ways to enhance the survey process. The Consultant Forum continues to meet annually, provide input into survey process, and is nationally recognized as a critical accreditation advisory group.
For more information please visit their website: http://www.joint commission.org
Maryland Patient Safety Center (MPSC)
The Maryland Patient Safety Center (MPSC) is recognized as a national leader in patient safety. As a center of patient safety innovation, MPSC convenes providers of care to accelerate our understanding and implement evidence-based solutions for preventing avoidable harm. MPSC is Revolutionizing Patient Safety Through Organizational Certification in collaboration with Courtemanche & Associates.
For more information please visit their website: http://www.marylandpatientsafety.org
National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)
NAHQ defines the standard of excellence for the healthcare quality profession and equips professionals and organizations to meet these standards. NAHQ offers the only accredited certification in healthcare quality – the CPHQ – and more than 9,000 healthcare professionals hold this designation. NAHQ provides extensive educational programming, including a Quality Principles program for those new to the field, preparation programs for CPHQ certification, and the industry-elevating Q Essentials Competencies for advanced and master practitioners in healthcare quality.
For more information please visit their website: http://www.nahq.org