Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.843
Annual summaries of reports of sentinel events; compilation by Division; confidentiality; posting of patient safety plans by Department on Internet website.


1.

On or before March 1 of each year, each medical facility shall provide to the Division, in the form prescribed by the State Board of Health, a summary of the reports submitted by the medical facility pursuant to NRS 439.835 during the immediately preceding calendar year. The summary must include, without limitation:

(a)

The total number and types of sentinel events reported by the medical facility, if any;

(b)

A copy of the most current patient safety plan established pursuant to NRS 439.865;

(c)

A summary of the membership and activities of the patient safety committee established pursuant to NRS 439.875; and

(d)

Any other information required by the State Board of Health concerning the reports submitted by the medical facility pursuant to NRS 439.835.

2.

On or before June 1 of each year, the Division shall submit to the State Board of Health an annual summary of the reports and information received by the Division pursuant to this section. The annual summary must include, without limitation, a compilation of the information submitted pursuant to subsection 1 and any other pertinent information deemed necessary by the State Board of Health concerning the reports submitted by the medical facility pursuant to NRS 439.835. The Division shall maintain the confidentiality of the patient, the provider of health care or other member of the staff of the medical facility identified in the reports submitted pursuant to NRS 439.835 and any other identifying information of a person requested by the State Board of Health concerning those reports when preparing the annual summary pursuant to this section.

3.

The Department shall post on the Internet website maintained pursuant to NRS 439A.270 or any other website maintained by the Department a copy of the most current patient safety plan submitted by each medical facility pursuant to subsection 1.
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Dec. 10, 2019