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Most Serious Reportable Events Considered Preventable


The National Quality Forum has a list of serious reportable events (SREs), which are serious, largely preventable adverse events occurring in hospitals.  Surgical or Invasive Procedures: These SREs include surgery or other invasive procedures that were performed on the wrong site, on the wrong patient, or with the wrong procedure. They might also involve the unintended retention of a foreign object or the death (intraoperative or immediately postoperative/postprocedure) of an more...
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