Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Hazard Alerting Loop Proving Successful in Washington

The Washington Hospital Center is successfully using a "Hazard Alerting Loop" system (HAL) to avoid patient safety problems. HAL is a reporting system which allows front-line personnel to report potential problems to the HAL coordinator who can then address the issue with supervisors and staff.

Click here to read more in the Washington Post article, "Washington Hospital Center safety program seeks to catch ‘near-misses.'"

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