Because of an editing error, an article about the Rev. Lawrence Biondi's appointment to the boards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Aug. 10, p. 20) incorrectly stated that Joint Commission officials didn't respond to requests for comment. In fact, Joint Commission Chairman John Helfrick told MODERN HEALTHCARE the board didn't know Biondi was about to become a Tenet director. Even so, Helfrick said, Biondi's qualifications were so outstanding that he doubted that would have influenced their vote, which was unanimous.
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