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SHELBY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 602 HURST STREET CENTER, TX May 18, 2012
VIOLATION: PATIENT SAFETY Tag No: A0286
Based on record review and interview the facility failed to identify and report medical errors to the Quality Assurance Committee.

Review of the Quality Assurance /Performance Improvement Meetings minutes dated April 13, 2012, revealed no evidence medical errors were being reported to the Quality program.

Interview with the Staff #6 on 3/17/2012 at 2:30 PM in the Director of Nurses' office confirmed medical errors were not being reported to the Quality Assurance Committee.