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Using Occurrence Reporting Data to Improve Patient Care

April 6, 2016

Summary

Every year, thousands of patients are harmed through medical errors. You're collecting the data but what are you going to do with that information? In today’s healthcare climate, decreasing patient harm is just one more item on an already full plate.

Learn strategies for managing occurrence report data, utilizing the data to drive patient safety improvement efforts and basic improvement strategies.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe ways to use data and information from occurrence reports to drive change
  • Identify strategies for determining potential improvement needs
  • Describe how tests of change and spread can enhance patient safety

Speakers

Pam Trevino is the Clinical Risk Management Director at Arkansas Children's Hospital. She is a registered nurse who has worked in both front-line and administrative roles. She is passionate about protecting patients and building safer systems.

Stephanie Evans is the Patient Safety Program Manager at Arkansas Children's Hospital. She is a registered nurse with a wealth of experience in both front-line and administrative roles.

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