Indiana State Department of Health released its 2011 Medical Errors report. This Report for 2011 is the sixth Indiana Medical Error Report and presents information about reportable events occurring in Indiana health care facilities between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011. The Indiana Medical Error Report for 2011 is based on data received by the Indiana State Department of Health prior to August 31, 2012.
On January 11, 2005, Indiana Governor Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. issued an Executive Order requiring the Indiana State Department of Health to develop and implement a medical error reporting system in an effort to reduce the frequency of medical errors. The first report of the Indiana Medical Error Reporting System was released in August 2007.
View full report: www.in.gov/isdh