Improved hospital falls rates following an initiative to standardize falls reporting

Source:  Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory,  June, 9 (2)  p. 37-42.   

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Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Study describes the introduction of a falls reporting initiative to assist hospitals in their falls prevention efforts. Following the implementation of the initiative, the authors conclude that there is evidence to suggest that focused and creative approaches in response to comparative data can have a significant impact on falls prevention.

Length of publication : webpage

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