• New Standards to Take Effect January 1, 2009 for Addressing Disruptive and Inappropriate Behavior
  • August 28, 2008 | Author: Bethany A. Pelliconi
  • Law Firm: Reed Smith LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • On July 9, 2008, The Joint Commission, the nation's standards-setting and health care accreditation body, issued a Sentinel Event Alert, which warns that intimidating and disruptive behavior can result in medical errors and adverse outcomes for patients.