Incidence of Adverse Events in Indian Health Service Hospitals
Explores the occurrence of harm events in Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals. Discusses the rates of adverse harm events, or those leading to prolonged or permanent patient harm, and temporary harm events. Breaks down data by hospital size and patient age and reason for admission. Makes recommendations regarding quality control and oversight.
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
American Indian or Alaska Native · Elderly population · Hospitals · Maternal health and prenatal care · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women