The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm

Slide Presentation

On April 13, 2012, Timothy McDonald, MD, JD, made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slides

  1. The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm.
  2. Grant announcement.
  3. AHRQ/Seven Pillars Project focus.
  4. Some background.
  5. Part of the issue.
  6. Adding to the equation.
  7. More value to communication.
  8. 2005 U of I leadership approves "communication-resolution" program to attack medical malpractice crisis.
  9. A Comprehensive Response to Patient Incidents: The Seven Pillars.
  10. Goals of the Seven Pillars.
  11. The Seven Pillars: A Comprehensive Approach to the Prevention and Response to Patient Events.
  12. The Patient Communication Consult Service [PCCS].
  13. Establishing a PCCS.
  14. The Seven Pillars: A Comprehensive Approach to Adverse Patient Events.
  15. Elements of resolution/remediation.
  16. Putting it all together.
  17. Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2011.
  18. Another communicating openly and resolving early.
  19. Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2011.
  20. The Seven Pillars: A Comprehensive Approach to Adverse Patient Events.
  21. Process improvement: Significant change in national guidelines.
  22. The Seven Pillars: A Comprehensive Approach to the Prevention and Response to Patient Events.
  23. Pillar #6 Data.
  24. Effect of 7P on Adverse Event Reports.
  25. Educating the next generation: Reporting Data from Resident Physicians.
  26. Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
  27. Resident physician occurrence reporting data.
  28. Event data.
  29. Effect of 7P on Communication Consults.
  30. UHC Derived Safety Data.
  31. ROI for institutions:.Improving safety reduces liability.
  32. Impact of comprehensive effort.
  33. Effect of 7P on Claims.
  34. Other data update.
  35. Waived hospital and professional fees.
  36. Other stakeholder buy-in prior to grant.
  37. AHRQ Grant.
  38. Collaboration with .Professional Liability Insurers.
  39. Update from grant hospitals.
  40. Data from one grant hospital.
  41. Update on other dissemination and collaborative efforts.
  42. Questions?.
Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm: Slide Presentation. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/mcdonald/index.html