Meeting/Conference Proceedings

An Agenda for Research in Ambulatory Patient Safety.

Hammons T; Piland NF; Small SD; Hatlie MJ; Burstin HR; Medical Group Management Association; MGMA

This summarizes a multidisciplinary conference (November 30 and December 1, 2000) dedicated to developing a research agenda in ambulatory patient safety. It reviews current knowledge about patient safety and contains information from presentations and discussions of conference participants. Eleven consensus recommendations are provided. The project was supported by grant number R13 HS10106 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).