An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
Every three years, The Joint Commission surveys The University of Texas MD Anderson for one week closely observing a range of quality, safety, patient care and support practices.
MD Anderson Cancer Center has been consistently accredited by The Joint Commission since 1951.
Patients and employees who have questions or concerns are encouraged to contact The Joint Commission or call 1-630-792-5000.