Patient Harm Escapes Database Inclusion


A report from the Office of Inspector General indicates that approximately 86% of adverse events in hospitals fail to make it into databases designed to improve quality of care. The report, available at, adds that 62% of events are not captured because staff felt they were not reportable. 

Source: HHS.

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