Patients use an internet technology to report when things go wrong.

  title={Patients use an internet technology to report when things go wrong.},
  author={John H Wasson and Todd Mackenzie and Michael G. Hall},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  volume={16 3},
BACKGROUND As patients directly experience harm from adverse events, investigators have proposed patient-report to complement professional reporting of adverse events. OBJECTIVE To investigate how an automated health assessment system can be used to identify adverse events. DESIGN AND SETTING Internet survey responses from April 2003 to April 2005 involving communities and clinical practices across the USA. PATIENTS 44,860 adults aged 19-69 years. OUTCOME Patient perceptions of adverse… CONTINUE READING

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