The focus on patient safety in the ambulatory setting was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and appropriately shifting priorities to responding to the pandemic. This piece explores some of the core themes of patient safety in the ambulatory setting, including diagnostic safety and diagnostic errors. Ways to enhance patient safety in the ambulatory care setting and next steps in ambulatory care safety are addressed.
Washington, DC: VA Office of the Inspector General; June 28, 2022. Report No 21-03349-186.
Järvinen TLN, Rickert J, Lee MJ. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013-2022.
This piece focuses on measuring and monitoring patient safety in the prehospital setting.
Washington, DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General. January 5, 2021. Report No. 20-01521-48.
Washington, DC: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General; September 3, 2020. Report No 19-09493-249.