Number of hospital accidents not getting any better

February 11, 2016

Watch Jean Rexford’s  February 10th interview with Eric Parker,WFSB’s iTeam Investigative reporter. The discussion centered on the recently released CT Adverse Event report which addressed a total of 471 reports of adverse events in Connecticut 2014. Included are 15 wrong site surgeries, 4 wrong surgical procedures performed and 24 instances of foreing objects being left in the patient after surgery amongst many others. In the published report this year is a new section, “a patient-initiated voluntary online survey of adverse medical events: the perspective of 696 injured patients and families,” bringing the patient voice into the report. The CT State report can be seen at:…/762860/quality-in-health-care-program.