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Application of Hospital Information Systems-Construction of an Incident Reporting System
Application of Hospital Information Systems-Construction of an Incident Reporting System

Author(s): Yii-Ching Lee, Hsin-Hung Wu, Shao-Jen Weng, Ya-Chun Huang, Wan-Lin Hsieh, Chih-Hsuan Huang
Subject(s): Other
Published by: UIKTEN - Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science
Keywords: Incident reporting system; Patient safety; Medical quality; Hospital information systems

Summary/Abstract: This study depicts hospitals’ need to establish an incident reporting system to avoid disputes and enhance reporting intention. A series of implement are provided, including an RCA team is partied to make improvements based on the root cause of a case, a reward system needs to be provided to encourage the employees’ intentions to report incident events, and the root causes is analyzed to deliver the improvement measures. In addition, Medical Quality and Patient Safety Committee should be organized to promote better medical quality and patient safety. Last, the promotion of patient safety culture should pay more attention to the implement process, rather than separate strategies.

  • Issue Year: 5/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 530-537
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English