U.K. Ambulance Today – Ambulance Trigger Tools

in Best Practices, Measurement, Medic Care Systems, Process Improvement, Research

The Winter edition of Ambulance Today, Europe’s leading ambulance magazine, featured an article authored by David M. Williams, Ph.D. The piece focused on efforts in the U.S.A. and U.K. to develop a Global Trigger Tool to measure patient harm in ambulance services based on the in-hospital Global Trigger Tool developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement  and used around the world. Read the article here.

In the short time since the writing of this article, Patterson et al. (2014, Jan/Mar, Prehospital Emergency Care) published a paper titled: Measuring adverse events in helicopter emergency medical services: establishing content validity. Read the abstract here.