Optimize Your Hospital’s Safety Event Reporting

Your guide to the must-have elements of effective programs


The Hospital Safety Event Reporting Playbook provides an outline of the critical features and functions that make up a strong safety event reporting system.

An effective safety event reporting system can help quality, safety, risk management, and other teams efficiently document, manage, and analyze safety events. A strong system can also foster a culture of continuous safety improvement.

In this guide, you will find:

  • 6 critical attributes to look for in a solution related to integration, implementation, and training
  • 2 features and functions to look for related to automated event detection
  • 8 attributes that facilitate effective event reporting
  • 5 features and functions that support efficient event communication
  • 7 attributes to seek out for effective event analysis and investigation
Identifying patient safety opportunities is a fundamental first step to preventing harm and improving patient care, which is why hospitals promote safety event reporting.”
—James Hoffman, PharmD, Chief Patient Safety Officer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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