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Trends in the prevalence of intraoperative adverse events at two academic hospitals after implementation of a mandatory reporting system.

Wanderer JP, Gratch DM, St Jacques P, et al. Anesthesia and analgesia. 2018;126:134-140.

Adverse event reporting systems are central to many patient safety programs, but their effectiveness remains debated. Implementation of a mandatory reporting system for adverse events in anesthesia was associated with a decrease in the adverse event rate at two academic medical centers.