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This helpful guide provides extensive information that new patients, their families and their visitors may need to know about Community Howard Regional Health. We are dedicated to making our patients' stays as comfortable as possible and to assisting patients' families and visitors.

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Joint Commission Public Notice

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) will conduct an accreditation survey of Community Howard Regional Health as part of our ongoing accreditation process.The purpose of the JCAHO survey will be to evaluate the organization's compliance with nationally-established Joint Commission standards. The survey results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions under which, accreditation should be awarded the organization.  Joint Commission standards deal with organizational quality of care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters may contact the Joint Commission:

On-line: www.jointcommission.org/GeneralPublic/Complaint

E-mail: complaint@jointcommission.org

Fax: Office of Quality Monitoring, 630-792-5636

Mail:  Office of Quality Monitoring
          The Joint Commission
          One Renaissance Blvd.
          Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

The Joint Commission will acknowledge such request in writing or by telephone and will inform the organization of the issue. This notice is posted in accordance with the Joint Commission's requirements and may not be removed.

Date Posted: November 28, 2006

Last Reviewed: June 2008