Thomas Strukl is currently the Project Director in the Department of Standards and Survey Methods at The Joint Commission. In this role, he serves as a subject matter expert for the development of laboratory accreditation standards, including the standards related to tissue safety and transplantation safety in the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Laboratory. He is The Joint Commission’s representative with the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB) and provides support for The Joint Commission’s Patient Blood Management certification program. The Joint Commission accredits over 21,000 organizations across the entire continuum of health care.
Prior to coming to The Joint Commission, Mr. Strukl served as the Laboratory Manager of AMITA Adventist Bolingbrook and Glen Oaks laboratories. He has experience as the Administrative Laboratory Director of St. Alexius Medical Center and participated on many regional and individual hospital safety and environment of care committees.