Institute of Medicine《Crossing the Quality Chasm》Translation and Annotation Project

Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

Description

To prevent medical errors and promote patient safety is a major issue concerned in Taiwan health care industry. In recent years, Taiwan had implemented many strategies to promote patient safety, including establishment of patient safety reporting system, application of information technology on patient safety (RFID), etc. This project plan to translate and annotate a famous book published by Institute of Medicine (IOM) entitled “Crossing the Quality Chasm-A New Health System for the 21st Century” with a 2-year framework. The implementation of this project will be able to provide a primary but comprehensive patient safety textbook for healthcare professionals and students in healthcare related fields of Taiwan and then promote patient safety in Taiwanese hospitals.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date8/1/107/31/11

Keywords

  • Patient Safety
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Medical Informatics
  • Payment Policy