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Fillo KT. Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, Department of Public Health. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts; July 2018.
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.
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McKeesport, PA: University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.
A collection of three educational modules that address key areas of concern in patient safety. These include protecting patients from hospital-acquired infection, minimizing falls and confusion, and emphasizing the value of providers calling for help early when needed. The organization was recognized for this work with the John Eisenberg award in 2004.