Patient Safety Initiative: 2007 Summary Report


(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Health Care Quality Assessment
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

The third annual report on the New Jersey Patient Safety Act. Includes statistics on suicides and suicidal behaviors in New Jersey hospitals: “The percentage of events related to suicide/attempted suicide has doubled since 2005. The number of suicide events reported increased from 16 in 2005 to 35 in 2007.”