Improperly cleaned devices lead to patient infection.
- Ralph Basile, vice president of Healthmark Industries “ ”
29 THE SURGERY
events are broken into seven
categories by the NQF:
According to the CDC, injuries from falls are estimated to
be among the top 20 most expensive medical conditions
with an average treatment cost of $35,000 per injury.
- Angie O’Connor, RN, director of clinical resources at Encompass Group
N EVE R
The term ‘NEVER EVENTS’ was introduced
in 2001 by the National Quality Forum (NQF) and
focused on shocking medical errors.
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