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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Error Monitoring at Duke: A Multi Faceted Approach

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  • The Qualitative Approach (arrow pointing to) Safety Reporting (SRS)
    • Provides qualitative data that informs safety and quality initiatives
    • Recently upgraded to SRS 2.0 which standardizes the reporting process
    • Not a reliable metric.
  • The Quantitative Approach (arrow pointing to) ADE-S
    • Computerized detection of ADEs; Excellent Metric
    • Based on the gold standard of manual chart review
    • Standardized scoring system, published inter-rater reliability

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