Addresses Public Health Priorities: Getting Started with Commendation Criteria 26-28

This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers achieve compliance with Criteria 26-28 in the “Addresses Public Health Priorities” category of the Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation.

The commendation criteria in the “Addresses Public Health Priorities” category reward accredited providers that leverage education to support improvements in public health.

Please note: The compliance examples describe approaches that would meet the expectations of the criteria; however, they may not include evidence of compliance with the measurement standards for each criterion.

Criterion 26: The provider advances the use of health and practice data for healthcare improvement.

Criterion 27: The provider addresses factors beyond clinical care that affect the health of populations.

Criterion 28: The provider collaborates with other organizations to more effectively address population health issues.