serious reportable event

serious reportable event

Patient care A health care event resulting in death, serious injury or other significant harm Types Surgical; product/
device-related; Pt protection; Pt care; environmental; criminal Examples Surgery on wrong body part, on wrong Pt, wrong procedure, retention of foreign object in Pt post surgery or other procedure. See Medical error.
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Situation: Jeanette Erickson, the Nurse Leader of a "highly visible hospital" shared how she led this organization through a serious reportable event.
Pennsylvania and Minnesota publish serious reportable event summaries for each hospital within their respective borders, and more states can be expected to follow suit.
With leadership and action from our nurses, we decreased patient falls with serious injury by 80 percent with no patient sustaining a serious reportable event from a fall in 2010.
ECRI Institute PSO uses a web-based patient safety collection and reporting system to capture patient safety data in a standardized manner compatible with the common data formats published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and National Quality Forum (NQF) serious reportable events.
HHS's Partnership for Patients sweeps in everyone, and the National Quality Forum's proposed expansions to its serious reportable events list for the first time included office practices, ambulatory-surgery centers and skilled-nursing facilities as well as hospitals.
co-chair of the NQF National Voluntary Consensus Standards Maintenance Committee on Serious Reportable Events, says that it is not always possible to determine if an event was caused by error.
The Leapfrog Group launched a project last year to encourage hospitals to develop plans to avoid these serious reportable events.
The endorsed framework builds on NQF's previous endorsement of guidelines for reporting the quality of hospital care and works in concert with NQF's ongoing work to improve safety in healthcare, which includes maintaining Safe Practices, Serious Reportable Events, and work to endorse additional patient safety measures.
The audio seminar will focus on operational considerations, such as ethical coding principles and techniques for successful implementation, for serious reportable events.
Safe Practices are part of NQF's safety portfolio, which includes safety measures, educational webinars on implementing Safe Practices, and Serious Reportable Events.
6 million residents would no longer pay hospitals and other providers for the costs of "28 serious reportable events.
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