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Incidence of Adverse Events in Indian Health Service Hospitals

Description
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.
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Elderly population · Hospitals · Maternal health and prenatal care · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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