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Health Reform, Adverse Events and Transparency Down Under

Interesting op-ed piece from On Line Opinion on the state of health care reform in Australia.

Road map for Australian health care reform by Fred Hansen.

According to Wilson (“Quality in Australian Health Care”, 1995) one in six hospital admissions generates an adverse event, half of which is preventable and six in every 1,000 admissions are ending in a preventable death from an adverse event including complications.