5 things to know about The Joint Commission's 2018 board of commissioners 

The Joint Commission's 2018 board of commissioners consists of 32 voting members, including physicians, administrators, nurses, employers, quality experts, a consumer advocate and educators.

Here's what you should know:

1. David L. Bronson, MD, is board chairman. He is emeritus president of Cleveland Clinic's Regional Hospitals and Family Health Centers and Medicine Institute and emeritus professor of Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

2. David Perrott, DDS, MD, is vice chair. He is the California Hospital Association's senior vice president and chief medical officer.

3. Other organizations represented on the board include Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA; Baton Rouge, La.-based Oschner Health System, Boston-based Partners HealthCare System, St. Louis-based Ascension and Nashville-based Envision Healthcare.

4. The board has five committees: Audit and firewall oversight, executive, finance, governance and human resources and executive compensation.

5. The full list of 2018 board members can be found on The Joint Commission's website.

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