Primary care centers are distinguished by the level of integration into their community and services that are accessible, comprehensive, coordinated, and continuous. This accreditation manual, in PDF format, contains Joint Commission International's (JCI's) standards, intent statements, and measurable elements in the following categories:
- Community Involvement and Integration
- Patient-Centered Services
- The Organization and Delivery of Services
- Improvement in Quality and Safety
These standards will be the basis of JCI's onsite Primary Care Center surveys starting immediately upon publication.