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Moving Measurement into Action: Global Principles for Measuring Patient Safety.

IHI Lucian Leape Institute. Boston, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Salzburg Global Seminar; December 2019.

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January 8, 2020
IHI Lucian Leape Institute. Boston, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Salzburg Global Seminar; December 2019.

Measurement in patient safety is challenged worldwide by environmental, organizational and patient-focused factors. This report shares 8 principles to guide measurement efforts that result in action. The recommendations include engaging patients as stakeholders, adopting an integrated view of the health care system, and building on safety culture to ensure effective use of the measures to generate improvement.