Quality & Patient Safety

Analyzing adverse events: OIG finds hospital incident reporting systems come up short

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, March 1, 2012

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After reading this article, you will be able to:

  • Identify the documentation and research by the OIG ­discussing adverse events in hospitals
  • Discuss Conditions of Participation that look at tracking ­adverse events in hospitals
  • Describe hospital accreditation's role in adverse event reporting
  • Discuss the history of OIG's investigation into tracking ­adverse events in hospitals

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