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مدیریت پرستاری 2016, 5(1): 49-59 Back to browse issues page
Assessing hospitals clinical risk management
Fatemeh Razavi , Nader Mazloomi , Mohamad saleh Torkestani
Msc Allameh Tabatabai University
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Introduction: Clinical risk management concerns with improving the quality and safety of healthcare services. Risk management assessment in the hospital is the infrastructure of planning in the field of crisis management and is one of fundamental issues in medicine.
Aim: This study was done for assessing hospitals clinical risk management in Tehran.
Method: In this descriptive study the data were gathered by questionnaire in five- point Likert scale that was based on NHS QIS and after assessing content by experts. Hospitals were selected randomly in Tehran and then selected clinical governance team member census (a total of 170) questionnaires completed. For content validity confirmatory factor analysis using Smart PLS3 and SPSS software was applied to analysis T- test in the data.
Results: The clinical risk management in general hospitals of Tehran was higher than the average. The mean scores of three indicators (attention to risk management in decision making), (prioritizing risk management action plans), and (the use of risk management experiences), were 3.89, 3.6 and 3.81 respectively. Other indices were evaluated higher than the average..
Conclusion: Using NHS QIS for assessing hospitals clinical risk management is suggested. Decisions on the risk management, should be accordance with the safety patient protocols. Supporting the staff to participate in the identification and assessment of risks in hospitals should be pursued seriously by hospital managers.

Keywords: clinical risk management, clinical governance, hospital
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/09/23 | Accepted: 2017/05/28 | Published: 2017/06/3
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