The Use of Collaboration to Implement Evidence-Based Safe Practices

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Clarke, John R. (2013)
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications, Pavia, Italy
  • Journal: Journal of Public Health Research, volume 2, issue 3 (issn: 2279-9028, eissn: 2279-9036)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4147739, doi: 10.4081/jphr.2013.e26
  • Subject: patient safety | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Review | collaboration | implementation | patient safety, collaboration, implementation
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority receives over 235,000 reports of medical error per year. Near miss and serious event reports of common and interesting problems are analysed to identify best practices for preventing harmful errors. Dissemination of this evidenc... View more
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