Patient safety database goes online

Vogel, Lauren
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p542
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the website Global Patient Safety Alerts, found in www.globalpatientsafetyalerts.com of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) that provides health care providers and policymakers a chance to prevent adverse events. It says that the website, which gathers information on harmful events around the world, will contain summaries and links to more than 900 patient safety advisories. Hugh MacLeod of CPSI implies that incident reporting is a one step towards patient safety.


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