The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval
Advanced Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with the organization’s 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.
Advanced Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico underwent a rigorous, unannounced on-site survey where a team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated compliance with hospital 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’s hospital standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help hospitals measure, assess and improve performance.