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Variation in the reporting of elective surgeries and its influence on patient safety indicators.

Locey KJ, Webb TA, Stein B, et al. Variation in the reporting of elective surgeries and its influence on patient safety indicators. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. Epub 2022 May 21. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2022.05.002

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July 6, 2022
Locey KJ, Webb TA, Stein BD, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;48(8):403-410.

The AHRQ patient safety indicators (PSIs) are widely used measures of preventable complications and quality of care. This study found that a hospital’s internal policies about admission type introduces variation in PSI scores for elective surgeries.

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Locey KJ, Webb TA, Stein B, et al. Variation in the reporting of elective surgeries and its influence on patient safety indicators. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. Epub 2022 May 21. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2022.05.002