Joint Commission Public Notice

Public Notice
The Joint Commission conducts unannounced accreditation surveys of all Ascension Seton Family of Hospital organizations.

The following organizations are members of the Ascension Seton Family of Hospitals and will undergo hospital, laboratory, and/or point of care testing accreditation by Joint Commission:

  • Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Ascension Seton Hays
  • Ascension Seton Williamson
  • Ascension Seton Edgar B. Davis
  • Ascension Seton Highland Lakes
  • Ascension Seton Northwest
  • Ascension Seton Shoal Creek
  • Ascension Seton Smithville
  • Ascension Seton Southwest
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas
  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

The purpose of these surveys will be to evaluate each organization’s compliance with nationally established Joint Commission standards. The survey results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions under which, accreditation should be awarded the organization.

Joint Commission standards deal with organizational quality of care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters or concerns not addressed through the hospital may contact Joint Commission as follows:

Online at using the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link
Via fax:  630-792-5636
Mail letter to:
The Joint Commission
Office of Quality Monitoring The Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS)
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Complaint Hotline:  1-800-994-6610  – for automated instructions on how to file a report or concern either online, by fax or letter.  Reports/complaints may be submitted anonymously. Reports of patient safety events to The Joint Commission must include the health care organization’s name, street address, city and state.

This notice is posted in accordance with the Joint Commission’s requirements and may not be removed.
Date Revised/Posted: January 23, 2019