South County Hospital

The Joint Commission Accreditation

South County Hospital Healthcare System (SCHHS) is fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), which evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.

An independent, not-for-profit organization, TJC is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. Since 1951, TJC has maintained state-of-the-art standards that focus on improving the quality and safety of care provided by healthcare organizations. TJC's comprehensive accreditation process evaluates an organization's compliance with these rigorous standards and other stringent accreditation requirements.

The mission of The Joint Commission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of healthcare accreditation and related services that support performance improvements in healthcare organizations.