J Eval Clin Pract 2013 Apr 13;19(2):363-9. Epub 2012 Mar 13.
ETH Zurich, Center for Organizational and Occupational Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland.
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BMC Health Serv Res 2010 Dec 13;10:337. Epub 2010 Dec 13.
ETH Zurich, Center for Organizational and Occupational Sciences, Switzerland.
Background: Clinical risk management (CRM) plays a crucial role in enabling hospitals to identify, contain, and manage risks related to patient safety. So far, no instruments are available to measure and monitor the level of implementation of CRM. Therefore, our objective was to develop an instrument for assessing CRM in hospitals. Read More
Int J Qual Health Care 2017 Jun;29(3):349-359
School of Applied Psychology, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Olten, Switzerland.
Objective: This study aimed to empirically compare incident reporting systems (IRS) in two European countries and to explore the relationship of IRS characteristics with context factors such as hospital characteristics and characteristics of clinical risk management (CRM).
Design: We performed exploratory, secondary analyses of data on characteristics of IRS from nationwide surveys of CRM practices.
Setting: The survey was originally sent to 2136 hospitals in Germany and Switzerland. Read More
BMC Health Serv Res 2013 Feb 4;13:44. Epub 2013 Feb 4.
ETH Zurich, Centre for Organizational and Occupational Sciences, Weinbergstrasse 56/58, 8092, Zurich, Switzerland.
Background: A scientific understanding of clinical risk management (CRM) in mental health care is essential for building safer health systems and for improving patient safety. While evidence on patient safety and CRM in physical health care has increased, there is limited research on these issues in mental health care. This qualitative study provides an overview of the most important clinical risks in mental health and related organizational management practices. Read More
Wien Klin Wochenschr 2015 Jan 13;127(1-2):1-11. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
Department of Quality and Risk Management, University Hospital Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 1, 8036, Graz, Styria, Austria,
Background: For health care systems in recent years, patient safety has increasingly become a priority issue. National and international strategies have been considered to attempt to overcome the most prominent hazards while patients are receiving health care. Thereby, clinical risk management (CRM) plays a dominant role in enabling the identification, analysis, and management of potential risks. Read More