Patient Safety Tool: Veterans Affairs' Patient Safety Assessment Tool

The VA National Center for Patient Safety offers a free, downloadable patient safety assessment tool intended to help healthcare leaders conduct an objective assessment of an individual patient safety program.

The Patient Safety Assessment Tool covers six elements: management and leadership, patient safety program management, Joint Commission compliance, procurement and equipment management, recalls and VA alerts/advisories and patient safety policies, tools and aids.

Download the Patient Safety Assessment Tool (Excel) for adaptation and use in your facility.

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

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