Accreditation

Joint Commission Public Notice

The Joint Commission conducts an accreditation survey of St.Joseph Kokomo on an unannounced basis.

Survey Process

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

Reporting Concerns

Joint Commission standards deal with organizational quality of care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. 

If members of the public have any quality of care or safety concerns about our hospital, the Joint Commission encourages you to bring your complaint first to the attention of St.Joseph Kokomo. If this does not lead to resolution, submit your concern to The Joint Commission for review.

If you have questions about how to file your complaint, you may contact The Joint Commission at this toll free U.S. telephone number, 8:30 to 5 p.m., Central Time, weekdays.
(800) 994-6610

E-Mail

complaint@jointcommission.org

Fax

Office of Quality Monitoring
(630) 792-5636

Mail

Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Certifications and Accreditation

St.Joseph Kokomo has been awarded the following certifications and accreditations:

  • Chest Pain Center (Society for Chest Pain Centers)
  • The Joint Commission Certified Stroke Center of Excellence
  • American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
  • State Department Board of Health
  • Diagnostic American College Radiology (ACR)
  • Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA)
  • American Association of Blood Banking (AABB)
  • The Joint Commission
  • Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Stress and Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Recognition

  • 2014 Best Of Kokomo: Best Hospital
  • 2014 Best Of Kokomo: Best Home Health Agency
  • 2013 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals in Orthopedics
  • 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana
  • 2013 Best of Kokomo: Best Hospice
  • 2012 Best Places To Work in Indiana
  • 2011 Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work in Healthcare
  • 2011 Best Places To Work in Indiana
  • 2010 Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work in Healthcare
  • 2010 Best Places To Work in Indiana
  • 2009 Best Places To Work in Indiana
  • 2008 Best Places To Work in Indiana
  • 2007 Best Places To Work in Indiana

St.Joseph Hospital is:

  • The only hospital in Howard County to earn the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers, making us a Stroke Center of Excellence.
  • The only hospital within the five-county area with a laboratory that is accredited by both American Association of Blood Banking (AABB) and The Joint Commission.