The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Partnership for HIT Patient Safety. Plymouth Meeting, PA: ECRI Institute; 2020.
Health information technology (HIT) can improve record keeping, test ordering and prescription legibility. This report highlights its value in assuring diagnostic communications are reliably completed and shares recommendations to support this work. The publication is accompanied by a guide for organizations to act on the recommendations for closed-loop communication.