Air Embolism is also on the list of SRE's
"Patient death or serious injury associated with intravascular air embolism that occurs while being cared for in a healthcare setting".
(http://www.qualityforum.org/Topics/SREs/List of SREs.aspx)
Maternal Death is considered a Serious Reportable Event (SRE) by the NQF (National Quality Forum)
"Maternal death or serious injury associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnacy while being cared for in a healthcare setting."
PPH is the leading cause of maternal death in the developing world and in high resource countries, according to the World Health Organization.
COMBAT PPH (POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE)
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Serious Reportable Events (SRE's) also called "never events" are not always covered by insurance.