• Nearly 1,500 adverse events reported to the state last year

    The 2015 statistics on Serious Reportable Events, just released by the Department of Public Health, show room for improvement, some...

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  • Anesthesia & Analgesia: Preventing Adverse Events in Cataract Surgery: Recommendations From a Massachusetts Expert Panel

    Work by an expert panel convened by the Betsy Lehman Center to improve safety in cataract surgery was published by...

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  • Boston Globe: Report faults cataract surgery errors

    In recent years, more than two dozen Massachusetts patients have been victims of medical errors during cataract surgery — a...

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  • State House News: Patient safety center report targets cataract surgery “never events”

    A review of medical errors made during cataract surgeries in Massachusetts found cases where the wrong lens was implanted, anesthesia...

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  • Boston Globe: Patient Safety Must be Part of Mass. health care agenda

    Betsy Lehman Center Executive Director Barbara Fain explains current status of patient safety in the Commonwealth and the Center’s plan...

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  • Study: Medical errors a major issue for Mass. residents

    1 in 4 people say they or someone close to them effected. The Lawrence Eagle Tribune

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  • Harvard Research Says One-Fifth of Massachusetts Adults Have Experienced Medical Errors

    The poll found that 23 percent of respondents were the victim of medical error, and many were never reported. Boston...

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  • Medical Errors Persist 20 Years After Death Of Boston Globe Reporter

    WBUR

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  • Medical errors in Mass. still common, study finds

    State center resets focus on safety, care. The Boston Globe

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  • Betsy Lehman Center Re-launch Event

    Health Care for All

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