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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Quarterly Number and Rate of Adverse Event Reports, WV Patient Safety Project 2005-2007

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Tabular Display of the Data

Time Period Total Adverse Events Bed Days Rate No. of Hospitals
2005Q1 1,751 35,513 49 11
2005Q2 2,097 39,718 53 14
2005Q3 2,398 39,658 60 19
2005Q4 2,703 51,736 52 24
2006Q1 2,958 65,079 45 25
2006Q2 3,154 59,286 53 26
2006Q3 3,154 59,361 53 26
2006Q4 3,117 59,848 52 24
2007Q1 3,162 61,257 52 23


By the 4th quarter of 2005 most of the hospitals were enrolled in the project.
Not all hospitals reported.
The trend for events reported is in an upward direction even as the event rate per 1000 beds is pretty stable.

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