Patient Safety Tool: IHI Global Trigger Tool

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement updated and released its second edition of the global trigger tool.

The global trigger tool can be used to measure the frequency of adverse events and determine whether quality improvement efforts have reduced the risk of patient harm. The link below includes steps to implement the global trigger tool, training, tips for leadership and real accounts of the tool used in other healthcare organizations.

Download the IHI global trigger tool (PDF) for use in your facility.

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

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