The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) has accredited Joint Commission International (JCI), Oak Brook, Ill, for Quality in Health Care. JCI is a division of Joint Commission Resources Inc, a private, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission.

JCI has accredited more than 140 hospitals in 27 countries since 1999. The external endorsement by ISQua is a milestone achievement that demonstrates the quality of the organization’s accreditation services.

ISQua, a non-profit, independent organization with members in more than 70 countries, is known as the accreditor of accrediting bodies. Accreditation by ISQua provides assurance that the standards, training, and processes used by JCI to survey the performance of health care organizations meet the highest international benchmarks for accreditation entities.