Use of Patient Safety Tools

Activity ID

IA_PSPA_8

Activity Weighting

Medium

Subcategory Name

Patient Safety and Practice Assessment

Activity Description

Use of tools that assist specialty practices in tracking specific measures that are meaningful to their practice, such as use of a surgical risk calculator, evidence based protocols such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols, the CDC Guide for Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings, (https://www.cdc.gov/hai/settings/outpatient/outpatient-care-guidelines.html), predictive algorithms, or other such tools.

Validation

Use of tools by specialty practices in tracking specific meaningful patient safety and practice assessment measures

Suggested Documentation

Documentation of the use of patient safety tools, e.g. surgical risk calculator, that assist specialty practices in tracking specific patient safety measures meaningful to their practice

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