A framework to support risk assessment in hospitals.

08:00 EDT 1st September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "A framework to support risk assessment in hospitals."

A number of challenges have been identified with current risk assessment practice in hospitals, including: a lack of consultation with a sufficiently wide group of stakeholders; a lack of consistency and transparency; and insufficient risk assessment guidance. Consequently, risk assessment may not be fully effective as a means to ensure safety.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care
ISSN: 1464-3677


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [24856 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Review of Risk Matrices Used in Acute Hospitals in England.

In healthcare, patient safety has received substantial attention and, in turn, a number of approaches to managing safety have been adopted from other high-risk industries. One of these has been risk a...

Tiered Approach to Resilience Assessment.

Regulatory agencies have long adopted a three-tier framework for risk assessment. We build on this structure to propose a tiered approach for resilience assessment that can be integrated into the exis...

Aggregate Exposure Pathways in Support of Risk Assessment.

Over time, risk assessment has shifted from establishing relationships between exposure to a single chemical and a resulting adverse health outcome, to evaluation of multiple chemicals and disease out...

Quantitative assessment of wildfire risk in oil facilities.

Despite frequent occurrence of wildfires around the world, the role of wildfires has rarely been taken into account in risk assessment of process plants in wildlands, especially that large inventory o...

"AMORE" Decision Support System for probabilistic Ecological Risk Assessment - Part I: Exposure and risk assessment of the case study on cyanide.

Ecological Risk Assessment of chemicals in fluvial systems is a highly researched topic, but its importance for the environmental protection of our planet is vital. Thus, new developments and improvem...

Clinical Trials [9203 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Diabetes Prevention Study Targeting High Risk Individuals With Education and Ongoing Support

The study aims to identify people at high diabetes risk within the local population and then implement and evaluate a pragmatic and low-cost diabetes prevention programmme containing struc...

Risk Assessment and Syndrome Evolution Models for Chronic Atrophic Gastritis Malignant Transformation

Chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG) is acknowledged as the precancerous stage of gastric cancer (GC). The present study aims to developed risk assessment and syndrome evolution models of CAG ...

Nice Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Cohort

Historically, the database on the HIV was organized within the framework of the medico-economic file of the human immunodeficiency (DMI-2), introduced jointly by the Direction of Hospitals...

Internal vs. External Connection in Screw-retained Multi-units Bridges With Cad/Cam Milled Co/Cr Framework (ISUS-Atlantis)

The aim of this study is to evaluate: Primary objective The primary objective of the present study is to evaluate the marginal bone level changes when partially edentulous patients, treat...

Decision Support Intervention Adapted for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Adoption and Adherence for Black Canadians

Aim 1: Adapt Ottawa Decision Support Framework for the HIV PrEP decisional needs of African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Canadian patients Aim 2. Pilot Test The Adapted Decision-Support Inte...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Hospitals organized and controlled by a group of physicians who practice together and provide each other with mutual support.

Hospitals owned and operated by a corporation or an individual that operate on a for-profit basis, also referred to as investor-owned hospitals.

A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)

The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)

Prospective risk assessment tool aimed at identifying potential risks and their impact in healthcare settings.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article