Tracing the foundations of a conceptual framework for a patient safety ontology

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  • William B Runciman
  • G Ross Baker
  • Philippe Michel
  • Susan Dovey
  • Richard J Lilford
  • Jensen, Natasja Koitzsch
  • Rhona Flin
  • William B Weeks
  • Pierre Lewalle
  • Itziar Larizgoitia
  • David Bates
  • Methods & Measures Working Group of the World Health Organization World Alliance for Patient Safety
In work for the World Alliance for Patient Safety on research methods and measures and on defining key concepts for an International Patient Safety Classification (ICPS), it became apparent that there was a need to try to understand how the meaning of patient safety and underlying concepts relate to the existing safety and quality frameworks commonly used in healthcare.
Original languageEnglish
JournalQuality & safety in health care
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)e56
Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Research areas

  • Biomedical Research, Concept Formation, Humans, Internationality, Medical Errors, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Safety Management

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