Session ID: 
103

Learning from Patient Safety Events: A Shift from Quantity to Quality

10:30am - 11:30am Wednesday, March 7
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Delfino 4004

Description

Patient safety event reports are indispensable resources for safety enhancement and quality improvement. Collecting accurate and complete event reports is a fundamental challenge in turning the reports into actionable knowledge. This session introduces how clinical informatics approaches in data representation and knowledge management can help facilitate the process in learning from the reports and enhancing quality of healthcare service.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the benefits of quality event reporting for patient safety/healthcare quality improvement
  • Identify the barriers of event reporting and applicable informatics approaches for turning reports into actionable knowledge
  • Discuss how data representation and knowledge management in incident reports can facilitate quality improvement towards a better and safer healthcare system

Speaker(s): 

Associate Professor,
UTHealth
Continuing Education Credits: 
ABPM
1.00
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Audience: 

Clinical Informaticists
Nurse, CNO, CNIO
Physician, CMO, CMIO

Level: 

Intermediate

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