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Global Trigger Tool Implementation Toolkit
This compendium of resources was developed by Florida Hospital (Orlando, Florida, USA), or adapted from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), in the hospital's implementation of the IHI Global Trigger Tool.
IHI Global Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events
The use of "triggers," or clues, to identify adverse events (AEs) is an effective method for measuring the overall level of harm in a health care organization.
IHI Global Trigger Tool Training Resources
A suggested plan and resources to help train reviewers on the IHI Global Trigger Tool methodology.
IHI Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Adverse Event Trigger Tool
The ICU Adverse Event Trigger Tool provides instructions for conducting a retrospective review of patient records using triggers to identify possible adverse events.
IHI Outpatient Adverse Event Trigger Tool
This tool is used to identify outpatient-related adverse events using specifically defined "triggers" (or clues).
IHI Perinatal Trigger Tool
The Perinatal Trigger Tool provides instructions for conducting a retrospective review of patient records using triggers to identify possible adverse events causing any physical harm to the infant or mother.
IHI Skilled Nursing Facility Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events
The IHI Skilled Nursing Facility Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events provides an easy-to-use method for accurately identifying adverse events (harm) and measuring the rate of adverse event incidence over time in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
IHI Surgical Trigger Tool for Measuring Peri-operative Adverse Events
The use of "triggers", or clues, to identify peri-operative adverse events is an effective method for measuring the overall level of harm from medical care in a health care organization.
IHI Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Drug Events
A method for using "triggers," or clues, in patient records to identify ADEs that may not have been reported through traditional mechanisms).
IHI Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
This tool includes a list of potential adverse event (AE) triggers and instructions for collecting the data you need to measure either the rate of AEs or the percentage of admissions with an AE in your NICU.
Introduction to Trigger Tools for Identifying Adverse Events
The use of triggers, or clues, to identify adverse events is an effective method for measuring the overall level of harm from medical care in a health care organization.
Paediatric Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events (UK version)
This trigger tool is a structured case note review tool that measures the rate of harm (adverse events) in the organisation using paediatric-specific triggers to identify adverse events.
Pediatric ADE Patient Record Review Sheet [Included in Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Drug Events]
A one-page form that can be used to register information obtained from individual pediatric patient records during a review for adverse drug events (ADEs), included in the Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Drug Events.
Pediatric Trigger Toolkit: Measuring Adverse Drug Events in the Children’s Hospital
This tool provides a powerful yet simple method to detect medication-related harm in pediatric inpatients.
Training Record Set for IHI Global Trigger Tool
Use this Training Record Set to train new reviewers how to use the IHI Global Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Events.
Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Drug Events in a Mental Health Setting
This Trigger Tool, developed for use with mental health inpatients, includes a list of known adverse drug event triggers in mental health settings and provides instructions for conducting a retrospective review of patient records using these triggers to identify possible ADEs.