In Brief: Sentinel reporting pilot
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Sentinel reporting pilot: FDA recruits roughly 18 hospitals and 5-6 nursing homes to participate in its sentinel user facility reporting pilot, FDA staffers say. The agency began recruiting facilities in June ("The Gray Sheet" July 7, I&W-3). Under the pilot, FDA will be collecting user reports for one year from the pilot facilities. The reports will then undergo a 4-6 month evaluation to determine if the sentinel sites provide a good model of all user facilities. The agency is planning to have an orientation workshop in the beginning of October...
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