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Public Notice

Joint Commission Survey Process

West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH), Inc. accreditation survey by the Joint Commission will be unannounced per the Joint Commission’s policy and practice.

The purpose of the survey will be to evaluate WVUH’s compliance with nationally established Joint Commission Standards. The survey results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions under which accreditation should be awarded to WVUH.

Joint Commission standards deal with organizational quality of care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing the he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters may request a public information interview with the Joint Commission’s field representatives at the time of the survey.

Information presented at the interview will be carefully evaluated for relevance to the accreditation process. Request for a public information interview must be made in writing and should be sent to the Joint Commission. The request must also indicate the nature of the information to be provided at the interview.

Such requests should be addressed to:

Office of Quality Monitoring
Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook terrace, IL 60181
Phone: 800-994-6610

Requests can also be faxed or e-mailed.
Fax: 630-792-5636
E-mail: patientsafetyreport@jointcommission.org

Report a complaint online.

The Joint Commission will acknowledge such request in writing or by telephone and will inform WVUH of the request for an interview. WVUH will, in return, notify the interviewed of the date, time and place on the meeting.

This notice is posted in accordance with the Joint Commission’s requirements.

Survey dates are unknown at this time.

Posted: June 27, 2005