Study says Minnesota's 10-year-old reporting system cuts preventable hospital errors

  • by: STEVE KARNOWSKI , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 23, 2014 - 3:48 AM

MINNEAPOLIS — Deaths and other harm to patients from preventable errors such as falls and surgical mistakes have dropped in the 10 years since Minnesota started requiring hospitals and other care centers to report them, according to a report released Thursday.

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