Patient Safety in Canada 2007

On August 14, 2007, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) will released Patient Safety in Canada, a new analysis that provides an overview of patient safety issues in Canada, and measures the frequency of adverse events in health care delivery, including new data on birth and obstetrical traumas (or injuries that occur to a newborn or mother during the delivery process), pulmonary embolisms in hospital patients, and the latest survey information on medication errors.

  • Jennifer Zelmer, VP of research and analyses at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

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