Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Accredited for Quality Outpatient Care by The Joint Commission
Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso, the medical practice of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, was reaccredited for outpatient care by The Join Commission in 2018. Accreditation by TJC is a symbol of quality that reflects a commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso, a multispecialty medical practice with locations throughout El Paso, underwent a rigorous on-site survey in April 2018 as part of the accreditation process. TJC’s team of surveyors evaluated clinics for several quality standards: care coordination, monitoring of procedures involving sedation or anesthesia, infection prevention and control, medication management, and patient education and training.
The Joint Commission provides accreditation to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. As the clinical practice of TTUHSC El Paso, Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso has received accreditation under the legal parent name of TTUHSC El Paso.
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization. It is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.