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What to do with healthcare incident reporting systems.

Pham JC, Girard T, Pronovost PJ. What to do with healthcare Incident Reporting Systems. J Public Health Res. 2013;2(3). doi:10.4081/jphr.2013.e27.

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January 29, 2014
Pham JC, Girard T, Pronovost PJ. J Public Health Res. 2013;2(3).

Incident reporting systems are a popular method for hospitals to detect patient safety hazards. This review highlights limitations and strengths of incident reporting in safety improvement programs and makes recommendations to enhance their usefulness, including prioritizing and examining incidents to identify which events occur more often or lead to more harm.

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Pham JC, Girard T, Pronovost PJ. What to do with healthcare Incident Reporting Systems. J Public Health Res. 2013;2(3). doi:10.4081/jphr.2013.e27.

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