CHA News Article

Hospital Adverse Event Information Added to HFCIS Site

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued an All Facilities Letter (AFL) notifying hospitals that it will add adverse event information to the Health Facilities Consumer Information (HFCIS) website beginning Jan. 1. CDPH will post a link to statements of deficiencies and plans of correction for adverse events on each hospital’s HFCIS information page under the “Adverse Events” section. Hospitals are advised to review facility-specific information on a regular basis and to inform CDPH of any incorrect information by using the form and procedures outlined in the attached AFL.