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Report: State’s Enforcement of Patient Safety Laws Remains Lax
California Healthline

The California Department of Public Health is falling short in its enforcement of new patient safety laws designed to reduce medical errors and hospital acquired-infections, according to a Consumers Union report released Wednesday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

The report focused on the enforcement of six laws passed in 2006 and 2008. The laws include measures requiring hospitals to:

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