Patient safety and reduction of preventable medical error is one of the major challenges of the 21st century. Medical errors are leading cause of the death in United State. The Institute of Medicine USA, (IOM) reported the annual number of deaths in hospitals from medical errors to be between 44’000 and 98’000 in 1999.
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Beterra began as a spin-off of Synensys – a global patient safety and quality improvement consulting firm. Within Synensys, Beterra had developed measurement tools and analytics for over 250 hospitals since 2010. As we continued our work across 7 countries...
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Estimates show that in developed countries as many as one in 10 patients is harmed while receiving hospital care. The harm can be caused by a range of errors or adverse events.
The federal (national) government decides upon the basic contents but the regions/communities organise and manage the different programmes in the universities and higher education institutes on patient safety.
At any given time, 1.4 million people worldwide suffer from infections acquired in hospitals. Hand hygiene is the most essential measure for reducing health care-associated infection and the development of antimicrobial resistance.