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Measuring the cost of hospital adverse patient safety events.

Carey K, Stefos T. Measuring the cost of hospital adverse patient safety events. Health Econ. 2011;20(12):1417-30. doi:10.1002/hec.1680.

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November 10, 2010
Carey K, Stefos T. Health Econ. 2011;20(12):1417-30.

This analysis of data from the Veterans Affairs system found that the cost of adverse events (as measured by the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators) is likely much higher than previously estimated.