The New Jersey state Department of Health and Senior Services released its sixth annual report on hospital quality – the New Jersey 2009 Hospital Performance Report. The report includes two additional measures for surgical care infection prevention in addition to performance measures for heart attack, pneumonia, and congestive heart failure.The report also includes 12 new measures for patient safety, as required by Senate Bill No. 2471. The new measures show how well hospitals are doing preventing specific medical errors. New Jersey legislation requires public reporting of serious medical errors.
NJ DHSS releases its 2009 Hospital Performance Report
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