The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification for Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants

Capital Health was the first hospital in the country to achieve The Joint Commission Certification in Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants for its level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Requirements for this certification include:

  • Compliance with consensus-based national standards and safety goals
  • Effective use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care
  • An organized approach to performance measurement and improvement activities

Click here to read more about The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Certification Program: www.jointcommission.org.

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