Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Disability and Aging

Designing a Reportable Event System: A Collaborative Quality Improvement Project


The objectives of this project were to document current quality management and improvement efforts across departments and programs, develop criteria for selecting areas for potential coordination or collaboration, select a collaborative project to improve the quality of care to persons with disabilities, and design and implement this project. The project chosen was in the area of serious event management. This report outlines the process of project selection, pre-design planning and system design for a reportable event system for aged and disabled populations.

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October 1, 2005

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