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The commission requires hospitals it accredits to report performance data so the commission can make it public. Scores for individual hospitals are available at http://www.qualitycheck.org/.
The commission plans to add a requirement that hospitals achieve certain performance levels on measures in the report. Specific performance levels are being determined and the commission expects to add them to its accreditation checklist in 2012, Chassin said.
Joint Commission: http://www.jointcommission.org/
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