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Massachusetts Protection and Advocacy. Boston, MA: Disability Law Center; May 8, 2023.
Covid Crisis Group. New York: Public Affairs; 2023. ISBN: 9781541703803.
This Spotlight Case highlights two cases of falls in older patients in nursing homes. The commentary discusses how risk factors for falls should be considered in care planning and approaches to fall prevention in long-term care settings.
Patient safety indicators are tools used to assess the frequency, severity, and impact of potential harms in health care, both within health care organizations and at the health care system, regional, and national levels. This primer describes how patient safety indicators are applied in acute, ambulatory, and post-acute care settings and how these indicators are being incorporated into new federal healthcare quality measurement initiatives.
Hopkins E, Kohler J. ProPublica. April 3, 2023.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2023. AHRQ Pub. No.22(23)-0065-1.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. January 24, 2023.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. April 2022 – October 2023.
R3 Report. December 20, 2022;38:1-8.
Hare R, Tyler ER, Tapia A, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2023. AHRQ Publication No. 23-0018.