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International Classification for Patient Safety (ICPS)

  • By: Heather Sherman, Richard Koss, Gerard M. Castro & Jerod Loeb
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health Services Research
  • Edited by: Ross M. Mullner
  • Subject:Health Care Management, Health Services Research (general)

Established by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Classification for Patient Safety (ICPS) strives to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. The ICPS aims to define, harmonize, and group patient safety concepts into an internationally agreed-on classification ...

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