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Tools/Toolkit > Fact Sheet/FAQs
Philadelphia, PA: Pew Charitable Trusts; September 6, 2016.
The usability of electronic health record (EHR) systems can affect clinicians' ability to provide safe patient care. This fact sheet summarizes the results of a stakeholder meeting that explored usability problems and identified three improvement strategies that focused on effective testing, user assessment of EHR safety, and sharing of lessons learned.
Tools/Toolkit > Database/Directory
Rockville, MD: U.S. Pharmacopeia; 2011.
This commercial database tracks both adverse drug reactions and medication errors submitted by participating hospitals. Subscribers have access to national data, which can be used for trend analysis and internal benchmarking.
National Patient Safety Agency. London, UK: National Health Service.
These documents summarize National Patient Safety Agency incident reporting data from the first year of data collection. They are accompanied by workbooks for data review, slide sets and trends analysis.
Tools/Toolkit > Measurement Tool/Indicator
The Joint Commission.
This website provides sentinel event data reported to The Joint Commission, which includes information on 801 sentinel events reported in 2018. Unintended retained foreign bodies, falls and wrong–patient, wrong-site, wrong-procedures were the most frequently submitted incidents in this time period. The data and graphs are updated quarterly and include specific analysis associated with event type by year and root causes by event type from 1995 through the close of 2018.
Tools/Toolkit > Government Resource
AHRQ Quality Indicators. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Prevention Quality Indicators use hospital admissions data to screen for potential quality lapses on conditions that generally don't require hospitalization if managed effectively at the primary care level.