Inspiring Ideas and Celebrating Successes: A Guidebook to Leading Patient Safety Practices in Ontario Hospitals.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Error Reporting
- Failure Mode Effects Analysis
- Logistical Approaches
- Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
- Education and Training
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems
- Medication Safety
- Nosocomial Infections
- Surgical Complications
- Patient Falls
Setting of Care
This report shares successful patient safety strategies employed in Ontario hospitals to address medication safety, patient incident management, infection issues, and administrative process improvements.