TITLE

NQF updates list of safe practices, urges disclosure

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The National Quality Foundation has added disclosure of adverse events to its list of safe practices. Risk managers often use the list to set in-house goals for patient safety and other improvement. • The safe practices require a multidisciplinary approach. • Clinicians should be educated about how to disclose adverse events. • Resources are available for help in implementing the safe practices.
ACCESSION #
25056460

 

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