Journal Article
Study

Evaluation of an intervention aimed at improving voluntary incident reporting in hospitals.

Evans SM, Smith BJ, Esterman A, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2007;16:169-75.

The investigators describe an incident reporting intervention that included education on reportable incidents, changes in the process to reduce the fear of reporting, a shorter reporting form, and newsletters to share feedback. They found that this intervention significantly improved reporting.