Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.845
Analysis and reporting of trends regarding sentinel events; treatment of certain information regarding corrective action by health facility.


The Division shall analyze and report trends regarding sentinel events.


When the Division receives notice from a health facility that the health facility has taken corrective action to remedy the causes or contributing factors, or both, of a sentinel event, the Division shall:


Make a record of the information;


Ensure that the information is released in a manner so as not to reveal the identity of a specific patient, provider of health care or member of the staff of the facility; and


At least quarterly, report its findings regarding the analysis of trends of sentinel events on the Internet website maintained pursuant to NRS 439A.270.
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