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National Quality Forum.
Patient safety organizations collect data across various systems and states. This announcement calls for review of the current beta version of the common formats developed to provide a standardized method to collect and report incident data to patient safety organizations. The current comment period is of open duration.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2018.
Results from this survey will inform the revision of a high-alert medication list used to raise awareness about drugs that have heightened potential to cause patient harm if used incorrectly.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2017.
High-alert medications have the potential to cause substantial patient harm if administration mistakes occur. This assessment tool will enable organizations across a range of care environments to determine opportunities for improvement in 11 high-alert medication categories. In addition, the tool provides an opportunity for organizations to submit their data anonymously to a national data collection effort led by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices to define the current state of high-alert medication practices in health care. The data submission process is now closed.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; January 11, 2017.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
There is a noted lack of agreement on measures to study and track safety hazards and the effectiveness of improvement strategies. This survey seeks input from the field to inform the development of a list of medication-related measures to communicate concerns related to drug class, technology use, and medication administration practices as a way to provide data to senior management in an easily accessible format.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices and Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada.
This tool evaluates the safety of cancer treatment delivery in hospitals and ambulatory care settings.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; June 15, 2010.
This announcement cautions providers and parents about the potential for giving infants an overdose of vitamin D and describes how to avoid such errors.
Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses.
This survey will gather comments from the field regarding The Joint Commission's Universal Protocol to help eliminate wrong site surgeries.
Baltimore, MD: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Public Affairs; May 18, 2006.
This fact sheet provides information regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' initiative to better understand and minimize never events.