The rate of patient falls in ambulatory surgery centers was found to be 0.124 per 1,000 admissions, according to the ASC Quality Collaboration Report: 3rd Quarter 2013.
The third quarter data for 2013 was collected from 1,358 ASCs, including 891 multispecialty ASCs and 467 single specialty ASCs.
The rate of patient falls has reduced since fourth quarter of 2012, where the rate of falls was 0.152 per 1,000 admissions. The rate has not changed since second quarter of 2013, according to the report.
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