The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has released the Adverse Event Reporting 2015 Report for hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. In 2010, the state of New Hampshire enacted RSA 151-38 which adopted the National Quality Forum’s Serious
Reportable Events and added a specific event related to the transmission of blood borne pathogens. The law requires hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers to report any of these events should they occur in their facility. There are twenty-nine (29) NQF Serious Reportable Events (SREs) structured around seven categories: surgical, product or device, patient protection, care management, environmental, radiologic events and potential criminal.
Download full report: Adverse Event Reporting 2015 Report (PDF)