Sentinel Event Alert 26: Delays in treatment
This Sentinel Event Alert has been retired as of March 2016. See information related to delays in treatment in the following resources:
- Sentinel Event Alert 50: Medical device alarm safety in hospitals
- Sentinel Event Alert 58: Inadequate hand-off communication
- Quick Safety Issue 45: People, processes, health IT and accurate patient identification
- Quick Safety Issue 52: Advancing safety with closed-loop communication of test results
Note: Retired Alerts are not available for any purpose, including for educational, research or legal purposes. Questions should be directed to The Joint Commission’s Legal Department at 630-792-5671.