Mich. group adopts "never events" policy

06/27/2008 | Modern Healthcare (free registration)

The Michigan Health & Hospital Association said its member hospitals will not bill patients for 11 serious preventable errors or "never events," including hospital-acquired infections, wrong-site or wrong-procedure surgery, and blood incompatibility. The group's patient-safety initiative also will collect data and analyze medical errors to develop best practices.

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