April 30, 2008 | Mark Paradies

AHRQ Starts Implementation of Patient Safety Organizations to Collect and Analyze Voluntary Medical Error Reports

I’m not sure how a voluntary federal medical error reporting system will help. (How can voluntary data be seen as accurate?) But the system set up by law in the 2005 Patient Safety and Quality Act is starting to be implemented. See:

http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2008/05/05/gvsd0505.htm

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