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Qualitative content analysis: a framework for the substantive review of hospital incident reports.

Stephens S. Qualitative content analysis: a framework for the substantive review of hospital incident reports. J Healthc Risk Manag. Epub 2022 Feb 25. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.21498

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March 23, 2022
Stephens S. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2022;41(4):17-26.

Effective incident reporting systems play an essential role in identifying and mitigating patient safety threats. This article discusses the need for a standardized approach to incident report analysis and how qualitative content analysis can support incident analysis and help identify risk mitigation strategies, performance improvement initiatives, and educational opportunities for healthcare workers. 

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Stephens S. Qualitative content analysis: a framework for the substantive review of hospital incident reports. J Healthc Risk Manag. Epub 2022 Feb 25. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.21498