TITLE

Alberta announces framework to boost patient safety

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 15, pE720
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes three of the six strategies revealed by the Health Quality Council of Alberta and the provincial government to boost patient safety in the province. A patient safety advisory panel will discuss systemic issues of patient safey and an adverse event reporting will minimize and monitor the harm experienced by patients as a result of health care services. A provincial patient safety network will also identify ways for system improvements and measurement of patient safety.
ACCESSION #
54725327

 

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