JCR Publishes “What Every Health Care Organization Should Know About Sentinel Events”
MedSun: Newsletter #1, February 2006

Joint Commission Resources (JCR) recently published, “What Every Health Care Organization Should Know About Sentinel Events.” This updated version discusses general sentinel events and tackles additional topics including ambulatory care, behavioral health, home care and long term care. In addition, there are special features such as a new chapter on disclosing medical errors, how to offer apologies to patients and families, and an explanation of sentinel event legal issues.


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