Wednesday, 15 December 2010
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, has released the Windows into Safety and Quality in Health Care 2010 report. This report provides perspectives on aspects of the safety and quality of health care in 2010. Topics covered include how patient experience can improve the safety and quality of health care, clinical deterioration, antibiotic resistance, clinical handover, medication safety and accreditation. Other chapters focus on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience of safe and high quality health care, falls prevention in older people and the use of reporting by hospitals to monitor and improve patient safety.