January 2009

May Appointed to Joint Commission Expert Advisory Panel

Louisville, KY

Deborah May, assistant vice president, Office of Diversity for Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare, was appointed to an Expert Advisory Panel to guide the development of the Joint Commission’s hospital standards for culturally competent patient-centered care. The panel will provide guidance on how diversity, culture, language and health literacy issues can be better incorporated into Joint Commission standards or drafted into new requirements.