An audit of incident reports of radiologic procedures of a medical center in Taiwan

Yih-Ling Hsieh, Chia-Yuen Chen, Wing P. Chan

研究成果: 會議貢獻類型論文

摘要

Background and Aims: Encouragement of reporting incidents can identify strategies to reduce the
risk of their re-occurrence. This audit report aims to determine the type and nature of incidents during
radiologic examinations in one medical center in Taiwan.
Methods: Between 2009 and 2015, there were 109 incidents related to Radiology Events Register.
Detailed classification and analysis of incidents were undertaken to identify the most prevalent types of
error and to make corrections about patient safety initiatives in radiology department.
Results: The incidents occurred most frequently as follow: inadequate handover and communication
with patients (14.3%, n=13), complaints about exam process problems (39.6%, n=36) and unsafe or
unprofessional care services by staff members (9.9%, n=9), exam reporting errors (2.2%, n=2),
equipment or environmental inadequate (6.6%, n=6), and unprofessional attitudes (27.5%, n=25).
Conclusion: Clinical handover and communication errors/problems and exam process problems remain
the most frequent incidents in radiologic examinations. Corrective strategies to address safety concerns
related to these key issues are relevant to healthcare settings.
原文英語
出版狀態已發佈 - 十一月 2015
事件Asia-Pacific Forum on Quality and Safety of Medical Imaging 2015 - Taipei, 臺灣
持續時間: 十一月 14 2014十一月 15 2014
http://www.nrst.tw/news/news_info.asp?id=553

會議

會議Asia-Pacific Forum on Quality and Safety of Medical Imaging 2015
縮寫名稱APQS 2015
國家臺灣
城市Taipei
期間11/14/1411/15/14
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    Hsieh, Y-L., Chen, C-Y., & Chan, W. P. (2015). An audit of incident reports of radiologic procedures of a medical center in Taiwan. 論文發表於 Asia-Pacific Forum on Quality and Safety of Medical Imaging 2015 , Taipei, 臺灣. https://www.rsroc.org.tw/DB/Edu/7295-1.pdf