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Sentinel Event Reporting CABC Indicators are based on time-tested evidence and best practices. Nonetheless, important discoveries can result from root cause analysis of individual sentinel events. The purposes of Sentinel Event review in birth center accreditation are to:

  • Collect basic meta data on sentinel events in birth centers to identify trends and then distribute timely safety information.
  • Assure that CABC Indicators are current and relevant for birth center safety and quality.
  • Encourage birth centers in their work on quality assurance and improvement to provide safe, high quality care to the public that they serve.

Click here for more information on CABC’s Sentinel Event process: CABC January 2017 newsletter-3