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Study

Integrating adverse event reporting into a free-text mobile application used in daily workflow increases adverse event reporting by physicians.

Delio J, Catalanotti JS, Marko K, Paul C, Taffel M, Ho G, Berger J. Integrating adverse event reporting into a free-text mobile application used in daily workflow increases adverse event reporting by physicians. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Dec 4:1062860619891995. doi: 10.1177/1062860619891995. [Epub ahead of print]

Compared to other healthcare workers and hospital employees, physicians have low rates of adverse event (AE) reporting. This intervention integrated mobile AE reporting via text messaging into the daily physician workflow, which resulted in a significant increase in AE reporting, likely due to decreased reporting burden.