To improve its record keeping, the board should establish formal procedures related to document retention in files regarding investigations. For example, the board should ensure that its investigation files contain a report of the Incident Review Committee’s opinions and recommendations and the board’s actions based on these recommendations.
The board stated that, beginning in October 2009, the Incident Review Committee reports contain all the data elements required by statute. (See 2011-406, p. 100)
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