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- Communication Improvement 1
- Culture of Safety 4
- Error Reporting and Analysis 3
- Human Factors Engineering 1
- Logistical Approaches 1
- Quality Improvement Strategies 3
- Specialization of Care 2
- Teamwork 1
- Device-related Complications 2
- Fatigue and Sleep Deprivation 1
- Identification Errors 1
- Medical Complications
- Medication Safety 3
- Surgical Complications 5
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This Web site summarizes patient safety improvement efforts in Tennessee and provides access to an annual report of their efforts and a calendar of training opportunities.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
In this annual publication, AHRQ reviews the results of the National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report. Providing a 5-year update on the National Quality Strategy, this report highlights that a wide range of quality measures have shown improvement in quality, access, and cost.
Tools/Toolkit > Fact Sheet/FAQs
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Revised December 2009. AHRQ Publication No. 10-M008.
This tip sheet provides 10 practical steps hospitals can undertake to improve patient safety, based on research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The tips can be grouped into three areas: 1) reducing health care-acquired infections and retained surgical instruments through use of specific clinical practices; 2) improving drug safety by ensuring access to accurate drug information; and 3) improving the culture of safety through appropriate staffing and work hours for nurses and residents. These tips are based on high-quality research studies documenting the effectiveness of these interventions at reducing errors and improving safety for a broad range of patients.
Tools/Toolkit > Multi-use Website
Washington State Hospital Association.
This Web site provides toolkits and information to help Washington hospitals adopt standard practices for emergency code calls, surgery preparation, isolation precautions, and wristband use.
Web Resource > Multi-use Website
Ohio Business Roundtable. 41 S. High Street, Suite 2240, Columbus, OH, 43215.