Research and describe a patient story that was caused by that sentinel event topic. For example, if the sentinel event alert is about Fires in the Operating rooms, then you must research and find a story about a patient impacted by a fire in the OR.

The Final Exam for this course will be a term paper. You will need to access The Joint Commission’s website and review their sentinel event alerts Links to an external site.. You will need to pick a sentinel event alert which the topic will be the basis for your paper. This is your choice! In your paper you must:

1. Research and describe a patient story that was caused by that sentinel event topic. For example, if the sentinel event alert is about Fires in the Operating rooms, then you must research and find a story about a patient impacted by a fire in the OR.

2. Describe 3 ways how health informatics could have been used to prevent that sentinel event topic or patient story.

3. Describe 3 ways the misuse or use of health informatics could have contributed to that sentinel event topic or patient story.

Format must include:

Title page
Introduction
Body Paragraphs 2-3+
Conclusion
References (minimum of 5) APA style
Double Spaced
3-5 pages
PDF

https://www.jointcommission.org/search/#q=sentinel%20event%20alert&t=_Tab_All&sort=relevancy&f:_SitesOrganizations=[The%20Joint%20Commission]