Accreditation and Standards
2135 Blakemore Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212-3505

Phone: (615) 936-5474
Fax: (615) 343-3398

Accreditation and Standards Resources

Accreditation Organizations

The Joint Commission (home page)

Joint Commission Hospital Standards (no login required)

Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Standards (no login required)

Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals (CAMH)
National Patient Safety Goals
Quality Report on VUMC


Interpretive Guidelines

Magnet (ANCC)
Tennessee Department of Health