Accreditation & Recognition

Joint Commission

Joint Commission Gold Seal The Joint Commission (JC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates and accredits nearly 16,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. JC accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

To earn and maintain accreditation, an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a Joint Commission survey team at least every three years.

View the Joint Commission Quality Reports for OSF hospitals and medical centers.

Magnet Certification

Magnet Certification (Logo) Magnet® recognition is a reflection of a hospital's nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.

With this credential, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center (Bloomington), OSF Saint Francis Medical Center (Peoria) and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center (Rockford), all are part of the Magnet community—a select group of 401 health care organizations out of nearly 6,000 U.S. health care organizations.

Read more about certifications and recognitions for OSF HealthCare in our Newsroom.