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Sentinel Event Description and Purpose for event reporting

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has mandated that organizations have policies in place by January 2009 for codes of conduct for employees. Evaluate the Sentinel Event article and describe the policy.
1) Sentinel Event Description

2) Purpose for event reporting


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1-Disruptive and intimidating behaviors by healthcare staff pose a threat to pateint safety by fostering medical errors, contributing to poor patient satisfaction and to preventable adverse outcomes, and increasing the cost of care. These ...

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Sentinel Event Description
Purpose for event reporting