NYC Foot & Ankle Center is proud to announce that it has received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission’s Mission
To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.
The Joint Commission
NYC Foot & Ankle Center voluntarily underwent a thorough evaluation by The Joint Commission. The goal of the evaluation? To see if our facility meets The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards in delivering quality, safe care. By meeting these standards, our facility received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® – an internationally recognized symbol of quality.
The Joint Commission accredits more than 20,500 organizations worldwide and focuses on continually improving health care by setting the highest standards for health care quality throughout the world. In setting the standards, The Joint Commission consults doctors, nurses, and quality and safety experts to review the current standards and make recommendations for improvements.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation means that the NYC Foot & Ankle Center’s staff has made an extra effort to review and improve the key areas that can affect the quality and safety of your care.
Accreditation by The Joint Commission is considered the gold standard in health care. Specially trained health care professionals who are experts in their fields visited this facility to conduct a review that monitors how well our staff:
- Provide a safe environment for your care
- Educate you about the risks and options for your diagnosis and
- Protect your rights as a patient, including your privacy rights
- Evaluate your condition, before, during and after diagnosis and
- Protect you against infection
- Plan for emergency situations