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Area hospitals take strides to improve their safety practices

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Hospitals in Park Rapids and Detroit Lakes each reported three adverse events in 2012 that resulted in four disabling injuries.

Though that number, compared to total patient days, is low, administrators want these reports be a zero-sum exercise.


St. Joseph's Area Health Services reported three incidents that resulted in two serious disabilities.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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