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Connecticut – Adverse Event Summary for State, Oct 2019 (pdf)

Connecticut’s 2019 Adverse Event Summary shows event type and patient demographics in aggregate for the state (2018 events). Includes counts of falls with injury, surgery mistakes, pressure ulcers (bedsores), endoscopy perforations, medication errors, sexual abuse or assault of a patient or staff member, and other serious quality issues in CT. Over 1/3 of 376 adverse event reports in 2018 were from adult Medical unit locations; 12% in Medical ICU, 6% in Adult or Ambulatory surgical units; 7% Psychiatric unit; 7% in Operating Rooms. Eighty (80) percent of adverse events were either pressure ulcers (52%) or falls with injury (28%). Specific surgery centers and hospitals events are shown beginning on page 19. No updates as of October 2022.

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