2017 Serious Reportable Events in Massachusetts.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Device-related Complications
- Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events
- Surgical Complications
- Patient Falls
Setting of Care
This report compiles patient safety data documented by Massachusetts hospitals. The latest numbers represent a modest decrease in serious reportable events recorded in acute care hospitals, from 1012 the previous year to 922. This presentation also includes events from ambulatory surgery centers. Previous years reports are also available.