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By AHLAM MAHMOUD | Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
When Ahlam Mahmoud and colleagues discovered a discrepancy in the number of deaths reported in the hospital, it led to a re-design of the hospital’s data quality management system. By engaging clinicians, the team established training, communication, and recognition processes, leading to dramatic improvement in data quality to support decision making.


Tag(s): Africa, Medication Safety, IHI Global Trigger Tool, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement
By Joelle Baehrend | Friday, Sep 15, 2017
For over a decade, the IHI Global Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events has provided organizations across the globe with an easy-to-use method for accurately identifying and learning from patient harm to improve safety and reduce patient suffering.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, IHI Global Trigger Tool, Trigger Tools
By Gabriella Cova | Thursday, Jun 22, 2017
For her master of public health thesis, a nurse used the IHI Global Trigger Tool (GTT) to measure adverse events at a hospital in Chile. IHI interviewed her to learn more about how this tool is helping advance patient safety in a country where the movement is just beginning.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, IHI Global Trigger Tool, Latin America
By Donald Berwick | Friday, Nov 11, 2016
IHI Vice President Carol Haraden and IHI President Emeritus and Senior Fellow Don Berwick recently sat down for a far-ranging discussion about the current state and future of patient safety.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, IHI Global Trigger Tool, FMEA - Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Electronic Health Record (EHR)
By Lee Adler | Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Research indicates that 59 percent of adverse events during skilled nursing facility (SNF) stays are preventable. In this interview, Lee Adler, DO, Adventist Health System Senior Advisor for Safety, Quality, and Innovation, explains how this alarming data led to the development of the IHI Skilled Nursing Facility Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events. Dr. Adler is one of the co-authors of the tool and faculty for the IHI Virtual Expedition SNF Trigger Tool – Measuring Patient Harm in Skilled ... read full post


Tag(s): SNF - Skilled Nursing Facilities, IHI Global Trigger Tool, Patient Safety
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