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Incidence of Adverse Events in Indian Health Service Hospitals.

Office of the Inspector General: Washington DC; December 2020. OIG report OEI-06-17-00530.

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December 23, 2020

Office of the Inspector General: Washington DC; December 2020. OIG report OEI-06-17-00530.

Challenges beset safe care delivery for indigenous peoples. This report examines factors contributing to adverse events in this patient population. Recommendations for improvement include an emphasis on harm monitoring and incident reporting. A related report examines the lack of application of maternity best practices in the Indian Health Service.