mandatory reporting system

mandatory reporting system

A health event reporting system run by a state department of health which requires hospitals to report serious accidents and threats to patient safety.
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Health care facilities were also notified of the upcoming mandatory reporting system in October 2011.
The education campaign is part of a larger health care-associated infections initiative that includes the Committee on Healthcare Associated Infections, which was created by the state Legislature and is charged with advising the health department on the development, implementation, operation and monitoring of a mandatory reporting system for such infections in Connecticut.
The lack of any nationwide mandatory reporting system leads those with knowledge of the issue to suspect that the incidents are underreported.
In order to do that we have said that it's important to price carbon emissions and have in place a mandatory reporting system," he said.
who spoke at the seminar said CHPA's board of directors was supportive of legislation that would include a mandatory reporting system for serious adverse events for dietary supplements, preemption of state and local AER systems, and nondisclosure of individual records or names.
SEVIS is a mandatory reporting system developed by INS to admit, track, and report international students and exchange visitors electronically to the INS.
The Government had introduced infection control teams to every hospital, minimum standards and a mandatory reporting system.
Expanding the mandatory reporting system already in place by the Department of Veterans Affairs to the 500 Department of Defense hospitals and clinics.
Senator Arlen Spector (R-PA) recently held hearings on patient safety and is considering legislation to create a mandatory reporting system to collect and analyze data on adverse events that result in patient injury or death.
Only a few states have a mandatory reporting system.
To give an example from outside the health care field, a few years ago United Airlines implemented a mandatory reporting system to reduce theft.
The bill also directs the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to establish a mandatory reporting system to track and monitor emission levels and requires CARB to develop various compliance options and enforcement mechanisms.
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