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St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; March 2019.
The National Quality Forum has defined 29 never events—patient safety problems that should never occur, such as wrong-site surgery and patient falls. Since 2003, Minnesota hospitals have been required to report such incidents. The 2018 report summarizes information about 384 adverse events that were reported and found pressure ulcers and invasive procedure events increased, while fall-related deaths decreased. Reports from previous years are also available.
Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2009. ISBN: 9781599403670.
This guide offers tools and strategies to ensure that care in the ambulatory setting is safely provided, evidence-based, and aligned with Joint Commission requirements.
Boston, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2019.
Pain management has emerged as a complex safety concern. This report discusses four organizational prerequisites to improve pain management: prioritization, education, patient- and family-centeredness, and effective systems of care. Recommended steps for leadership to successfully implement safe pain management include obtaining commitment, convening a multidisciplinary working group, developing a plan, and executing the plan.
Arlington, VA: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation; October 2013.
To help prevent tubing misconnections, this toolkit offers frequently asked questions and corresponding answers about small-bore connectors.