How Effective Are Incident-Reporting Systems for Improving Patient Safety? A Systematic Literature Review.

Abstract

CONTEXT Incident-reporting systems (IRSs) are used to gather information about patient safety incidents. Despite the financial burden they imply, however,little is known about their effectiveness. This article systematically reviews the effectiveness of IRSs as a method of improving patient safety through organizational learning. METHODS Our systematic… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/1468-0009.12166

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