Planning Grants Final Evaluation Report

Longitudinal Evaluation of the Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Demonstration Program

Prepared for:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
www.ahrq.gov

Contract No. HHSA290200710073T (PRISM Order #HHSA29032001T)

Task Order No. 3: The Longitudinal Evaluation of the Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Demonstration Program

Prepared by:
Michelle Pillen, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Hayes
Natasha Driver, MH.Sc.
Anna Hodgson, M.A., P.M.P.

James Bell Associates

Contents

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Executive Summary
   Findings and Observations
Introduction
Methodology
Findings
   Improving Communication
   Improving Patient Safety
   Exploring Resolution Methods
Appendix A. Grantee Profiles
   Carilion Medical Center
   University of Washington
   University of Utah
   Sanford Research
   Washington State University
   Johns Hopkins University
   North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
   The Ohio State University
   Jackson Memorial Hospital
   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
   Multicare Health System
   Wishard Health Services (Now Under Eskenazi Health)
   Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research
Appendix B. References

Copyright and Source Information

The findings and conclusions in this document are those of the authors, who are responsible for its content, and do not necessarily represent the views of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). No statement in this report should be construed as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

This project was funded under contract number HHSA290200710073T (PRISM Order #HHSA29032001T) from AHRQ. The opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not reflect the official position of AHRQ or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission except those copyrighted materials that are clearly noted in the document. Further reproduction of those copyrighted materials is prohibited without the specific permission of copyright holders.

None of the investigators have any affiliations or financial involvement that conflicts with the material presented in this report.

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