Journal Article

Informing the design of a new pragmatic registry to stimulate near miss reporting in ambulatory care.

Pfoh ER, Engineer L, Singh H, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2017.

Patient safety in ambulatory care is emerging as an area of focus for safety improvement. This review discusses the importance of using near misses as a learning opportunity in outpatient care. The authors describe the design of a near miss registry to collect information on factors that contribute to errors as a way to enable learning and improvement.