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November 3, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(10):978-980. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970270038014

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REPORT OF JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HOSPITALS  The August, 1956, bulletin of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals (660 N. Rush St., Chicago; Kenneth B. Babcock, M.D., director) is reproduced below for the information it contains that will be of interest to many physicians.—Ed.A meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals was held on July 28, 1956 in Chicago. Raymond Peterson, M.D. was welcomed as a new Commissioner. Dr. Peterson represents the American Medical Association and was appointed to serve the unexpired term of the late Rolland J. Whitacre, M.D.

"Stover" Report  The Commissioners representing the American Medical Association presented the report of the Committee of the American Medical Association House of Delegates to Review the Functions of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals. This report was approved by the House of Delegates in June, 1956.The Board

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