TITLE

Reporting Becomes Hospital-Specific

AUTHOR(S)
SIMMONS, JANICE
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jan2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the site-specific patient safety reporting in New Jersey. A legislation signed by its governor mandates data addressing patient safety performance issues and serious medical errors be included in the annual "New Jersey Hospital Performance Report." The report contains patient safety indicators, such as excessive bleeding or large blood clot following surgery, serious bloodstream infection following surgery, and postoperative hip fracture. A comment from Betsy Ryan of the New Jersey Hospital Association is presented.
ACCESSION #
47335346

 

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