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Newspaper/Magazine Article

California hospitals make hundreds of errors every year, public is unaware.

Stock S; Putnam J; Carroll J; Pham S.

Hospital reporting of errors in the United States has been suboptimal. This news video investigates the effectiveness of a state reporting initiative in California. Although hospitals have reported 6282 adverse events to the state in 4 years, patient safety experts suggest that those results do not reliably represent all the incidents that should have been submitted.