Datix Blog

Read the latest insight from our patient safety experts

8th August 2018

What to Look for in Patient Safety Software

To effectively reduce the frequency and impact of adverse events, patient safety software needs to provide incident reporting, learning, and resolution tools.

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31st July 2018

​Celebrating 70 years and the rich history of the NHS

Improving patient safety is a long-standing concept that originated with the revolutionary advances brought about by Florence Nightingale.

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25th July 2018

The Problems with Incident Reporting

In 2012, the Office of the Inspector General published a report outlining the problems with incident reporting. Has anything changed since then? We think not.

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23rd July 2018

​Datix Cloud IQ: The next evolution in Incident Reporting Software

In 2000 the Institute of Medicine published “To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System”. In the same year, Sir Liam Donaldson published his report...

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12th July 2018

​Risk management: are you keeping your patients safe?

Healthcare is complex. With so many moving parts and constantly evolving challenges, there are so many opportunities for things to go wrong.

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11th July 2018

Why We’re Hoping for a Certain Phone Call to Come In

In May, CMS announced that it was scrutinizing a Tenet hospital following a patient death. Imagine the impact incident reporting can have on the likes of Tenet.

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27th June 2018

An Important Lesson from the Aviation Industry

For healthcare organisations to continue to make significant strides in reducing preventable patient harm, they must first put on their "oxygen mask."

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