Journal Article
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Integrating the intensive care unit safety reporting system with existing incident reporting systems.

Thompson DA; Lubomski L; Holzmueller C; Wu A; Morlock L; Fahey M; Dickman F; Dorman T; Pronovost P.

The authors describe the implementation of an AHRQ-funded external reporting system in seven intensive care units. They found that the system improved error reporting and thus may enhance patient safety.