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May 18, 2018

Developing patient safety system using WHO tool in hospitals in Oman

Region: Eastern Mediterranean Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Creating an enabling environment Source: International Journal for Quality in Health Care

Oman is progressively implementing the Patient Safety Friendly Hospital Iniciative (PSFHI), a tool formulated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to achieve optimal patient safety in hospitals. This paper  describes its implementation in selected government and private hospitals in Oman and analyses the performance of four hospitals whose implementations of PSFHI were assessed by WHO.