TJC requests feedback on initiative to incorporate performance expectations on quality measures

The Joint Commission is requesting feedback on an initiative to incorporate performance expectations into the accreditation standards for certain quality measures, referred to as ORYX accountability measures, according to a Joint Commission Press Release.  

The release states that comments are being accepted through an online survey through February 22, 2011.   

(Sources: AHA News Now, http://ahanews.com, January 12, 2011; The Joint Commission, http://www.jointcommission.org, January, 2011)