Patient Safety 2015.
National Quality Forum.
The value of current measures to track patient safety has been called into question. This Web site provides resources related to a consensus-driven initiative to evaluate the reliability of existing patient safety measures in tracking and assessing safety in hospitals, across various populations and settings. The deadline for submitting comments on current measures and concepts for new measures is April 10, 2015.
Why don't we know whether care is safe?
Pham JC, Frick KD, Pronovost PJ. Am J Med Qual. 2013;28:457-463.
Developing a patient safety surveillance system to identify adverse events in the intensive care unit.
Stockwell DC, Kane-Gill SL. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(suppl 6):S117-S125.
Report on the ISPE Drug Shortages Survey.
Tampa, FL: International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering; June 2013.
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Is safety a subject for science?
Hollnagel E. Safety Sci. 2014;67:21–24.