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Patient Safety Alert Issue 21:
Results Management

Continuing deliberations on test results management begun in 2013, the Academic Medical Center Patient Safety Organization (AMC PSO) gathered a panel of ambulatory risk management and patient safety experts to address this persistent issue. Related literature shows that 25% of all outpatient medical errors can be attributed to the test-results follow up process.


Click to view the pdfPatient Safety Alert 21: Results Management (PDF)



For even more patient safety alert material, please review our series of AMC PSO Patient Safety Alerts to understand the variety of topics covered by our members. Several issues have been de-identified to make them available for public viewing.