TITLE

Mandatory error reporting in Saskatchewan

AUTHOR(S)
Ehman, Amy Jo
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 10, p1158
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that the Saskatchewan Department of Health has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to require health districts to report all medical errors to the province. Remarks from Duncan Fisher, the department's assistant deputy minister; Types of critical incidents that must be reported; Reaction of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan on the legislation that requires health districts to report medical errors.
ACCESSION #
14888057

 

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