volume 47, issue 4, P791-798 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-8910.2013047004402
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Abstract: ABSTRACTThe aim of the study was to promote reflection on the need to create a national incident notification system based on a brazilian patient safety program. Incidents in health care harm patients and encumber the health care system. Although a quality assessment program has been recently launched in health care institutions, the Brazilian Ministry of Health does not yet have a program which systematically assesses negative outcomes of health care. This article discusses the need to establish a national p…

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