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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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The Qualitative Approach: Voluntary Safety Reporting System (SRS)

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A line graph presents SRS utilization for Duke University Health System, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Health Raleigh Hospital (DHRH), and total use from September 2005 through August 2007 by month. The vertical axis goes from 0 to 2000. The graph does not specify what is being measured. The total began in September 2005 at 1200. The numbers went up and down, never falling below 1200, and rising to almost 1800 in August 2007. Duke University Health System began at 800. The numbers went up and down, never falling below 800, and rising to just above 1200 in August 2007. Duke Raleigh Hospital began at about 250. The numbers went up and down, never falling below 250, rising to 400, before falling to around 300 in August 2007. DHRH began at around 150, rose to 200 in October 2005, fell to 150 in November 2005 and then rose slowly to about 200 in August 2007.


  • In 2004 we had 23 different ways of reporting safety events at Duke. Today there is 1.

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