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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

A review of patient safety measures based on routinely collected hospital data.

Tsang C, Palmer W, Bottle A, et al. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 2012;27:154-69.

The AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) screen administrative data to identify cases of potential adverse events. This review analyzes studies of PSIs and other administrative data screening tools to identify how to refine the accuracy of these tools.