Joint Commission Issues Sentinel Event Alert on Developing a Reporting Culture

Published: 12/11/2018

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has published Sentinel Event Alert #60 which reviews the imperative for and actions steps to take to develop a reporting culture. According to TJC, " A reporting culture is one where unsafe conditions are identified and reported as soon as possible with the hope of preventing harm, where leadership and other staff can be trusted to act on the report, and where taking personal responsibility for one’s actions is rewarded. A reporting culture is one where those making a

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