Four books published by The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR) have been named “Doody’s Core Titles in Health Sciences for 2017”. The annual Doody’s Core Titles list recognizes the best titles published within a variety of medical specialties.

Further, medical libraries, healthcare professionals, researchers and students rely on this selective list to determine the best books in their specialties.
“We are honored to have our books appear on this prestigious list again this year. We believe these books provide health care professionals and organizations with important information to improve patient safety and quality of care,” says Catherine C. Hinckley, MA, PhD, executive director, Global Publishing, JCR. “We look forward to continuing to provide the health care community with practical and up-to-date information and resources.”

The four books named are:

  • Fundamentals of Healthcare Improvement: A Guide to Improving Your Patients’ Care, 2nd edition by Gregory S. Ogrinc, MD, MS; Linda A. Headrick, MD, MS; Shirley M. Moore, RN, PhD; Amy J. Barton, RN, PhD; Mary A. Dolansky, RN, PhD; and Wendy S. Madigosky, MD, MSPH
  • The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, 3rd edition edited by Barbara M. Soule, RN, MPA, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC; and Kathleen Meehan Arias, MS, MT(ASCP), SM(AAM), CIC
  • 2017 Standards for Ambulatory Care by The Joint Commission
  • 2017 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Nursing Care Centers by The Joint Commission