|Screening criteria modified after the Harvard medical practice studyordered by positive predictive value for no-harm incident|
|Screening criteria||Positive screening criteria n (%)||Screening criteria related to no-harm incident n||PPV for no-harm incident%|
|Any other undesirable outcome not covered above||87 (18.8)||72||82.8|
|Adverse drug reaction||33 (7.1)||15||45.5|
|Hospital-incurred patient injury or no-harm incident||129 (27.9)||32||24.8|
|Dissatisfaction with care documented in the patient’s medical record||16 (3.4)||3||18.8|
|Other patient complication||13 (2.8)||2||15.4|
|Unplanned return to the operating room||10 (2.1)||1||10.0|
|The index admission was an unplanned admission related to previous healthcare management within 30 days||25 (5.4)||1||4.0|
|Unplanned readmission after discharge from index admission within 30 days including outpatient visits||85 (18.3)||3||3.5|
|Unplanned transfer from general care to intensive care||5 (1.0)||-||-|
|Unplanned removal, injury or repair of an organ during surgery||5 (1.0)||-||-|
|Development of neurological deficit not present on admission||5 (1.0)||-||-|
|Healthcare associated infection or sepsis||38 (8.2)||-||-|
|Cardiac or respiratory arrest||2 (0.4)||-||-|
|Documentation or correspondence indicating litigation||3 (0.6)||-||-|
|Inappropriate discharge to home||5 (1.0)||-||-|
|Unplanned transfer to another acute care hospital||1 (0.2)||-||-|
|Unexpected death||0 (0.0)||-||-|
|Injury related to abortion or delivery||NA|
NA, Not applicable.
PPV, Positive predictive value.
Schildmeijer et al.
Schildmeijer et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:282 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-282