Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture. This report, designed specifically for outpatient medical office providers and staff, asks opinions about the culture of patient safety and healthcare quality in medical offices. A voluntary database of practices that have completed the survey is available, allowing offices to gauge their results in relation to others. The survey is available at ahrq.gov.
Explore this issue:December 2017
Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience Series. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology publishes this series, which includes guides on patient identification problems. Available at healthit.gov.
Special Report on Patient Identification Error Literature Review. In addition to the ECRI Institute’s patient identification deep dive referenced above, the organization has issued this literature review of articles relevant to patient identification. The report is available at ecri.org.