Tracer methodology covered in video

A video that is tailored to the specific needs of office-based and ambulatory programs explains The Joint Commission's focus on continuous performance improvement with survey techniques such as the tracer methodology.

The 58-minute video can be used for staff education to point out the reasons for the Joint Commission's changes, the importance of periodic performance reviews, and the reason for priority focus process. To view a complimentary clip of the video, go to Choose "Education on the top navigational bar, then select "Videos/DVDs on the left navigational bar. Scroll down to "The Shared Visions — New Pathways: The Joint Commission's Redesigned Accreditation Process (Ambulatory Care and Office Based Surgery).

Cost of the video is $275 with shipping costs starting at $18.95. Orders can be placed online at or by telephone at (877) 223-6866.