No fatal falls in Minnesota hospitals in 2009

ahc_logo

[Pioneer Press, January 14, 2010]  No patients in Minnesota hospitals died from falls last year — a first for the state since it started publicly reporting preventable hospital errors six years ago. Health officials said the decrease — down from 10 fall-related deaths in the previous reporting period — was a remarkable achievement that required the cooperation and creativity of many hospitals in the state. Allina's chief clinical officer was interviewed for this story. Read it on the Pioneer Press website.

Share this article