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Medical mistakes decline statewide

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A new study from the Minnesota Department of Health shows a decrease in the number of patients accidentally harmed in hospitals over the past decade, but health officials say there still is work to be done.

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The MDH began requiring hospitals to report errors — referred to collectively as adverse health events — 10 years ago.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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