Monday Accident and Lessons Learned: Are Hospital Sentinel Events in Queensland, Australia a Political Issue or a Medical One?
49 accidents (Sentinel Events) in Queensland Hospitals in 2006-2007.
Listen to this story from ABC Australia:
Can we compare Sentinel Events rates across countries?
What national, consistent system do we have in the US?
Is a medical error a political issue or a medical issue?
Shouldn’t the story be about why the errors occur or the slow pace of performance improvement?
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