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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Performance Data: From both sides now

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  • Sustainability
    • Return-on-Investment
    • WV Center on Patient Safety


Preliminary evidence from economist doing cost/benefit analysis shows value to hospitals far exceeds cost of software
Use of near miss data. Medication errors (adverse drug events). Treated nm as actual events.
To date, 17 of 27 (60%) hospitals have agreed to pay for software after the end of the project

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