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The Joint Commission - Quality Approval SealClinica Sierra Vista is accredited by the Joint Commission, an independent, nonprofit organization that sets the standard for healthcare excellence in the United States. The exemplary care provided by our medical, dental, and behavioral health teams, as well as our rigorous attention to safety and accountability, recently earned Clinica its seventh three-year reaccreditation.

Deepening our commitment to those we serve, Clinica Sierra Vista has become a Patient-Centered Medical Home, a designation bestowed by the Joint Commission to healthcare organizations that put patients in control of their healthcare decisions in partnership with a team of medical providers. By encouraging that patients become fully involved in their care goals and decisions, PCMH represents an evolution in healthcare philosophy and delivery.

Opening ourselves to Joint Commission scrutiny is entirely voluntary, but we believe the exacting reaccreditation process and adherence to PCMH standards make us better. We’re proud of our gold seal because it reaffirms to our patients and us that we hold ourselves to the highest possible standards.

Healthcare organizations seek Joint Commission accreditation because it enhances community confidence, provides a report card for the public, offers an objective evaluation of the organization’s performance. The Joint Commission accreditation also aids in professional staff recruitment, provides a staff education tool, and often fulfills state licensure requirements.