Top 5 Obstacles Standing in the Way of Effective Incident Reporting

October 6, 2016 Oi Hua Lee

We don’t have to tell you that the key to maintaining a safe hospital is effective incident reporting. For months, years even, you’ve poured your heart into incident management by ensuring that your organization has the tools it needs to achieve its safety goals. Yet, still, there are events that go unreported at your hospital.

A recent study has shown that up to 86 percent of reportable events go unreported. This has shown that although incident reporting systems are an effective and convenient way to capture data there remain barriers at an organization level. In the end, a lack of participation can undermine a hospital’s ability to identify and address risks to patient safety.

Here are the top 5 obstacles that may be standing in your way to achieving a safer hospital.

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