Patient Safety Tool: Reporting Data While Protecting Patient Privacy
The Patient Safety Organization Privacy Protection Center offers tools for reporting data to patient safety organizations while assuring patient information remains confidential.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality developed the PSOPPC in support of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005, which provides legal and confidentiality protections to healthcare providers who voluntarily submit patient safety information to patient safety organizations.
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The PSOPPC's tools provide "common formats" that are accepted by patient safety organizations to report patient events.
Click here to download this toolkit for use in your facility today.
Note: View our database providing more than 400 reports that link to free downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.
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