PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lawmaker is asking for a state investigation of a hospital network after five of its facilities reported that up to 2,000 patients received the wrong form of medication.

Sen. James Doyle wants a legislative review of Lifespan, the hospitals' operator.

Lifespan on Wednesday said a software problem caused patients prescribed timed-release medications to instead receive regular forms of their medications. There are no reports of patients harmed by the mix-up.

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