Joint Commission Releases Sentinel Event Data for First Half of 2022

Published: 09/08/2022

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has released Sentinel Event data from the first half of 2022. Understanding commonalities in sentinel event alerts across organizations can help cultivate broader understanding of the root causes of such events which can then contribute to the development of system-wide mitigation.

The agency reviewed 832 sentinel events that were reported between January 1 and June 30th. According to TJC, 90% (752) of the reports were self-reported by accredited or certified organi

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