Joint Commission Notice
Fairfield Medical Center receives accreditation from the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organization by participating in an unannounced survey. The purpose of the 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 organization quality, safety-of-care issues, and the safety if the environment in which the care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters may request a public information interview with the Joint Commission's field representatives. - to find out how, please click on the
Information presented at the interview will be carefully evaluated for relevance to the accreditation process. Requests for a public information interview must be made in writing and should be sent to the Joint Commission.
The request must also indicate the nature of the information to be provided at the interview. Such requests should be addressed to:
The Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring will acknowledge in writing or by telephone requests received. An Account Representative will contact the individual requesting the public information interview prior to the survey, indicating the location, date and time of the interview and the name of the surveyor who will conduct the interview.
This notice is posted in accordance with the Joint Commission's requirements.