Topic 5 DQ 2 Discuss ways your organization uses technology to gather patient and health care information, and how this information and data are used to direct patient care and outcomes. Reporting patient safety events is a useful approach for improving patient safety. The mechanism was then extended to healthcare systems with additional features such as anonymous reporting, meaningful feedback, ease of reporting. Through collecting adverse events and near misses in healthcare, the reporting systems enable safety specialists to analyze events, identify underlying factors, and generate actionable knowledge to mitigate risks. Since the emergence of electronic patient safety reporting ( e-reporting ) systems, the collection and analysis of events tend to become a more efficient manner than traditional paper-based systems. However, the promising benefits of such systems in healthcare are yet to be fully seen. Currently, low quality reports have been found as a roadblock hampering the data utility for quality improvement and patient safety research. It is reported that a large amount
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