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- Culture of Safety 1
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis 3
- Human Factors Engineering
- Legal and Policy Approaches 2
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Specialization of Care 2
- Technologic Approaches 2
- Device-related Complications 2
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 1
- Identification Errors 1
- Medical Complications 3
- Medication Safety 2
- Psychological and Social Complications 1
- Surgical Complications 2
Search results for "Web Resource"
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health Care Innovations Exchange. May 18, 2016.
Tools/Toolkit > Government Resource
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2015.
Health care–associated infections are a known contributor to adverse events among patients on dialysis. Building on evidence and insights from clinicians, this four-part toolkit includes videos, assessment tools, and slide presentations regarding how to apply principles of teamwork, patient engagement, and safety culture to ensure dialysis centers provide safe care to patients with end-stage renal disease.
Web Resource > Government Resource
National Health Service England.
In response to the Francis report, this three-stage reporting system was launched to help National Health Service organizations learn from incidents and incorporate changes to reduce similar risks. The first stage alerts organizations of a new patient safety hazard, the second distributes practices or resources to address the issue, and the third disseminates a checklist to ensure safety strategies have been implemented. In April 2016 the alerts program was integrated into the new NHS Improvement initiative.
Herzer K, Seshamani M. HealthReform.Gov. July 2009.
Sydney, Australia: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care; 2008. ISBN: 9780980346275.
This report compiles public and private data to provide insight into the quality and safety of patient care in Australian hospitals.
Health Care Inspection. Washington, DC: VA Office of Inspector General; April 10, 2006. Report No. 06-01642-126.
This report shares the results of an inspection into two mistakes at a Veterans Affairs (VA) health facility involving appropriate sterilization of implantable medical devices.
Web Resource > Multi-use Website
Patient Safety Committee. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
This Web site includes patient safety-related materials for orthopedic surgeons such as checklists, educational modules, tips, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) official statements.