Intensive safety effort cuts falls, ulcers, and drug errors at once disgraced FL hospital

Intensive safety effort cuts falls, ulcers, and drug errors at once disgraced FL hospital. Clinical Resource Management. 2000 Oct;1(10): 148-151.

Drug errors, hospital-acquired pressure injuries, and patient falls are the most frequent adverse events in hospitals. Following a serious medical error in 1995, University Community Hospital in Tampa, Florida, created a data-driven patient safety program that has led to reductions in all three categories of error.

 

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