• Audiovisual
  • Published November 2014

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

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.

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