Central State Hospital's Quality Report
demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national
standards for health care quality and safety, Central State Hospital has
earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™.
The Joint Commission conducted an unannounced, on-site evaluation of
Central State Hospital on July 13, 2007. The accreditation award
recognizes Central State Hospital's dedication to complying with the Joint
Commission's state-of-the-art standards on a continuous basis.
The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality
of care provided to the public through the provision of health care
accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in
health care organizations. The Joint Commission evaluates and
accredits nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the
United States, including more than 8,000 hospitals and home care
organizations, and more than 6,800 other health care organizations that
provide long term care, assisted living, behavioral health care,
laboratory and ambulatory care services. An independent,
not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation's oldest
and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.