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Lessons learned for reducing the negative impact of adverse events on patients, health professionals and healthcare organizations.

Mira JJ, Lorenzo S, Carrillo I, et al. Lessons learned for reducing the negative impact of adverse events on patients, health professionals and healthcare organizations. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017;29(4):450-460. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzx056.

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October 11, 2017
Mira JJ, Lorenzo S, Carrillo I, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017;29(4):450-460.

This review study examined policies to address the consequences of adverse events for patients, providers, and organizations. The methods included focus groups and a literature review. The team generated recommendations such as involving patients in event investigation, providing time away from usual work for second victims, and establishing a crisis plan for organizations.

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Mira JJ, Lorenzo S, Carrillo I, et al. Lessons learned for reducing the negative impact of adverse events on patients, health professionals and healthcare organizations. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017;29(4):450-460. doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzx056.