Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.21
The Rhode Island Patient Safety Act of 2008

SECTION 23-17.21-2

§ 23-17.21-2. Legislative findings.

The general assembly finds:

(a) There are an unacceptable high number of preventable patient safety events in the health care system;

(b) Current solutions that focus on reporting, discipline and retraining of individuals have proven inadequate alone to address this systemic problem.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 175, § 1.)