The Joint Commission taps new co-directors of the standards interpretation group: 3 insights

The Joint Commission appointed Robert Campbell, PharmD, and Linda Seager, RN, as co-directors of the standards interpretation group.

Here are the key details to know:

1. Mr. Campbell will oversee ambulatory, office based and hospital SIG functions and the medication compounding certification program. He previously served as the pharmacist in clinical standards interpretation for The Joint Commission. He is The Joint Commission's first director of medication management.

2. Ms. Seager previously served as a surveyor for The Joint Commission for 26 years in the home care and hospital accreditation programs, as well as the SIG's senior associate director since January 2017, as well as interim director.

3. The SIG provides interpretation and application of accreditation and certification standards for The Joint Commission staff and healthcare organizations.

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