Slide 40. Data from one grant hospital
The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm
- Large reduction in serious reportable events.
- Already experiencing reduction in liability claims.
- Have waived >$150K in Medicare charges.
Image: A bar/line graph shows serious events reported and liability claims by month from January 2008 until January 2012. Both decrease following intervention (noted by a red arrow), which occurred in the summer 0f 2010.
Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 40. Data from one grant hospital: The "Seven Pillars" Approach: Crossing the Patient Safety—Medical Liability Chasm. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/mcdonald/mcdonald40.html