The use of incident reporting systems is now widely perceived to improve patient safety and increased reporting has been shown to positively correlate with independently defined measures of safety culture. Drawing upon experience in high-risk industries such as aviation, healthcare organisations need to put in place and encourage the use of incident reporting systems to enable learning from adverse events and to mitigate against future errors.
Increases in incident reporting are so important to the future of patient safety. Increased reporting will enable more efficient identification of areas for improvement and training required, helping to embed changes for improvement in organisations. Datix is working to transform the traditional role of incident data, turning it into actionable information that organisations can use to implement new strategies and create safer environments. Organisations and the wider healthcare industry will ultimately be able to predict and mitigate future risks.
Datix is making advancements in its software with cloud based technologies and is compliant with all legislative boundaries within the UK and complies with the security, confidentiality, integrity and availability requirements of the NHS Information Governance (NHS IG) Toolkit.
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Datix are compliant with the ISO 9001:2015 standard for Quality of Products and Services and ISO 27001:2013 Standard for Information Security.
Certificate number 11789 (ISO 9001 & ISO 27001)
As the market leader in the field of patient safety software, Datix has over 30 years’ experience in a wide range of industries, with a presence across the globe. Our experience in a range of different industries means we are perfectly placed to understand the needs of all of our customers and provide solutions that reduce risk and allow organisations to implement change for improvement.
The Datix Quality Improvement Loop is a pioneering shift in focus for healthcare risk management applications, and is the result of our continued drive for innovation. It is a culmination of continuous customer engagement, academic collaboration and research. Advances in software and cutting-edge data analytics mean we have been able to produce a range of tools that drive forward our mission to help our customers protect patients from harm by creating opportunities to learn from things that go wrong.
We help organisations across the globe transform their patient safety and risk management systems, and this is why 80% of the NHS in the UK choose Datix to help them manage their risk and improve their patient safety processes.
As part of our ongoing commitment to patient safety and the development of our software, we constantly strive to be at the forefront of thought leadership, sharing our expertise and supporting others:
We create regular blog posts to inform our customers and users of the latest industry trends and insights.
We sponsor awards to publicly appreciate organisations that are pushing the patient safety movement forward and creating innovative ways of doing so.
We supported the launch of the brand new not-for-profit organisation, Patient Safety Learning and their quest in creating a safer healthcare culture.
We host and support events, featuring experts from the field of patient safety. We create a platform for sharing and learning of the latest initiatives, trends and best practice cases.
We support research in the field of patient safety and new technologies being introduced to the industry.