publication . Article . 2012

Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality

Aikaterini Toska; Panagiotis Kyloudis; Maria Rekleiti; Maria Saridi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: International Journal of Caring Sciences (issn: 1791-5201, eissn: 1792-037X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Professor Despina Sapountzi-Krepia
Abstract
Introduction: Due to a variety of circumstances and world-wide research findings, patient safety andquality care during hospitalization have emerged as major issues. Patient safety deficits may burdenhealth systems as well as allocated resources. The international community has examined severalproposals covering general and systemic aspects in order to improve patient safety; several long-termprograms and strategies have also been implemented promoting the participation of health-relatedagents, and also government agencies and non-governmental organizations.Aim: Those factors that have negative correlations with patient safety and quality healthcare weredetermin...
Subjects
free text keywords: safety culture, patient safety, health service quality, quality assurance, Nursing, RT1-120, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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