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Serious Reportable Events 

Date of Publication:
OCT 2008
Associated Project:
Serious Reportable Events 2006
In 2002, NQF endorsed a list of Serious Reportable Events (SREs) to increase public accountability and consumer access to critical information about healthcare performance. In 2006, NQF updated the list of SREs. There are 28 events and each is classified under one of six categories: surgical, product or device, patient protection, care management, environment, or criminal. The fact sheet includes a list of the 2006 SREs.