Joint Commission Publishes Sentinel Event 64 – Addressing Health Care Disparities by Improving Quality and Safety
- The Joint Commission
- All Healthcare Organizations
The Joint Commission has issued Sentinel Event #64 – addressing health care disparities by improving quality and safety. According to TJC, addressing health care disparities is not only a quality and safety imperative but also a moral and ethical duty. Sentinel Event #64 seeks to assist organizations as they center health care disparities as a key part of organizational patient safety initiatives and a core element of strategic planning.
Health care disparities are defined as “differences bet…Sign Up for Free Trial