Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns: 2019
March 8, 2019 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Organizations across the continuum of care are striving to become high-reliability organizations, and part of being highly reliable means staying vigilant and identifying problems proactively. This annual Top 10 list helps organizations identify looming patient safety challenges and offers suggestions and resources for addressing them.
This top 10 report highlights patient safety concerns from across the continuum of care because strategies increasingly focus on collaborating with other provider organizations, community agencies, patients or residents, and family members. For each patient safety concern, icons indicate some of the settings where the concern may arise. ...