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Prevent and react to outpatient never events

Briefings on APCs, February 1, 2010

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However, never events, such as wrong-site surgeries, are actually rare events, says Alsie Fitzgerald, RN, CASC, board chair of the ASC Association. The ASC Association conducts an outcomes monitoring project involving 650–700 facilities, which compares 38 key indicators of patient safety at ASCs nationwide.

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