State Health Policy Survey Report: 2007 Guide to State Adverse Event Reporting Systems

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State Health Policy Survey Report: 2007 Guide to State Adverse Event Reporting Systems

Description

In an effort to improve patient safety, the State Health Policy Survey Report: 2007 Guide to State Adverse Event Reporting Systems provides a comparison of systems authorized by State governments to collect information about adverse events. The report is intended to identify trends in adverse event reporting systems governance and can help identify health system weaknesses, complement other State functions, and help safeguard health care consumers.

This guide compares the following characteristics for adverse event reporting systems:

  • Reporting system criteria
  • Reporting system authorization
  • Data flow
  • Reportable events
  • Reporting mechanism
  • Facilities that report events
  • Use of data
  • System intent
  • Review practices
  • Data disclosure and privacy protection
  • Publicly reported information

Developer:

National Academy for State Health Policy

Funding Sources:

National Academy for State Health Policy

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: February 2008
Last Updated: 05/12/08

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