[From 10$/Pg] Nine Billion Dollars Annually
There is a one in a million chance of a person being harmed while travelling by plane. In comparison, there is a one in 300 chance of a patient being harmed while receiving health care. One estimate is a cost of nine billion dollars annually.
- What is the most frequent patient incident on your unit and how have nursing leaders intervened to decrease the number of incidents?
- How much interaction is there between your healthcare organization and nursing leaders and the nursing staff about the nurses’ role in patient safety?
I work med surge/ tele unit