The High Costs of Weak Compliance With the New York State Hospital Adverse Event Reporting and Tracking System.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
This report assesses the New York State Department of Health's New York Patient Occurrence and Tracking System (NYPORTS). It observes trends of adverse event reporting, finds that New York City hospitals report dramatically fewer events per discharge, explores reasons for underreporting, and discusses the impact on safety improvement efforts.