BID–Needham is accredited by The Joint Commission. Every year, The Joint Commission focuses on a number of National Patient Safety Goals with the purpose of promoting specific improvements in patient safety. The goals are generally geared toward maintaining and improving the quality of patient care, the safety of medications and communication among caregivers. This hospital has continued to develop a number of improvement initiatives that address and ensure patient care safety and quality. These National Patient Safety Goals can be found on signs displayed throughout the hospital.