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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Incorporating nursing complexity in reimbursement coding systems: the potential impact on missed care.

Sasso L, Bagnasco A, Aleo G, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2017;26:929-932.

Multiple factors in the hospital environment influence the incidence of missed nursing care. This commentary describes strategies to address these errors of omission, including changing mental models to recognize the financial benefit of increasing staffing levels to improve patient safety.