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Sentinel Event Alert 45: Preventing Violence in the Health Care Setting

An alert published by The Joint Commission (TJC) in 2010 and revised in 2019 to address violence in health care. TJC compiled information from 365 reports of violence in healthcare facilities submitted to their Sentinel Event Database from 2010 – 2018. This alert contains information regarding contributing factors and recommended actions that healthcare organizations can take to reduce the risk of violence.

View Sentinal Event Alert 45 here.