Presents the results of a two-year study that analyzes how patient safety practices are being adopted by U.S. health care providers, examines hospital experiences with a patient safety culture survey, and assesses patient safety outcomes trends. In case studies of four U.S. communities, researchers collected information on the dynamics of local patient safety activities and on adoption of safe practices by hospitals.Rates for Obstetric TraumaaVaginal with Instrument, Postoperative PE or DVT, Postoperative Sepsis, and Selected ... in part, to incorporate annual updates to the ICD-9 diagnostic codes and DRG codes (which define key data elements usedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Assessing Patient Safety Practices and Outcomes in the U.S. Health Care System|
|Author||:||Donna O. Farley, M. Susan Ridgely, Peter Mendel, Stephanie S. Teleki, Cheryl L. Damberg|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2009-09-02|