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Medical Errors Reporting System

On January 11, 2005, Governor Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. issued Executive Order 05-10 requiring the Indiana Department of Health to develop and implement a medical error reporting system. The Executive Order cited successfully implemented medical error report systems for reducing the frequency of medical errors, revealing the causes of medical errors, and empowering healthcare professionals to design methods to prevent or discover errors before patients are harmed.

Learn more about the Medical Error Reporting System

Medical Errors Reporting Requirements

Requirements for July 1, 2023 - Present

Requirements for January 1, 2009 - June 30, 2023

Requirements for January 1, 2006 - December 31, 2008


Consumer Complaints
Individuals can call or email to make complaints about care provided at any licensed or certified Indiana health care providers or suppliers.

Medical Error Reporting System
Indiana’s Medical Error Reporting System requires that hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, abortion clinics, and birthing centers report any reportable event as defined by the rules that occurs within that facility. If you are a hospital, ambulatory surgery center, abortion clinic, or birthing center enter the reporting system to report an event.


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Contact the Program

Indiana Department of Health
Medical Errors Reporting System
2 North Meridian Street, 4 Selig
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Director of Program Performance & Development
IDOH Main Switchboard: 317-233-1325 Administrative Assistant: 317-233-8761
Fax: 317-233-7154


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