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The ABCs of Patient Safety

By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Related to: Communication, Documentation, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Nursing, Patient Safety Awareness

I-PASS, which the group at BCH modeled after SBAR, might reduce a key MPL risk identified by the IOM. 

Perhaps only the United States military is more acronymistic than health care, and much that is spoken and written about patient safety employs an alphabetic code that is not always easy to decipher. A scan of the CRICO website, and others that serve as key resources for clinicians and patient safety leaders, reaps a bushel of terms that might not be as simple as ABC. Each of the links below opens up an opportunity to decode a unique niche in the realm of patient safety.

Of course, I can’t list them all, and maybe left out some you commonly encounter. If so, let me know ASAP.

Additional Material

The I-PASS Handoff Process: High Reliability Communication for Better Patient Handoffs and Safer Care


November 29, 2014
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