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Should I report? A qualitative study of barriers to incident reporting among nurses working in nursing homes.
Winsvold Prang I, Jelsness-Jørgensen LP. Geriatr Nurs. 2014;35:441-447.
In this qualitative study, nursing staff in long-term care facilities described barriers to reporting patient safety problems, including lack of a supportive culture, insufficient time, and fear of conflict or repercussions. These findings highlight the need for multifaceted interventions to improve nursing home safety.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; May 2019.
This report summarizes patient safety improvement work in the state of Pennsylvania and reviews the 2018 activities of the Patient Safety Authority, including the launch of the Center of Excellence for Improving Diagnosis, outreach programs, liaison efforts, and the convening of the first patient safety conference for the state.