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'Connecting the dots': leveraging visual analytics to make sense of patient safety event reports.

Ratwani RM, Fong A. 'Connecting the dots': leveraging visual analytics to make sense of patient safety event reports. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22(2):312-7. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002963.

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December 3, 2014
Ratwani RM, Fong A. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22(2):312-7.

This commentary describes the design and development of hospital-level and system-level dashboards representing data from patient safety event reporting systems as a way to reduce the burden of analyzing internal incident reports, increase awareness of adverse event trends, and enable utilization of the data to inform improvement.

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Ratwani RM, Fong A. 'Connecting the dots': leveraging visual analytics to make sense of patient safety event reports. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22(2):312-7. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2014-002963.