Journal article

Enhanced capture of healthcare-related harms and injuries in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)

Danielle A Southern, Harold A Pincus, Patrick S Romano, Bernard Burnand, James Harrison, Alan J Forster, Lori Moskal, Hude Quan, Saskia E Droesler, Vijaya Sundararajan, Cyrille Colin, Yana Gurevich, Susan E Brien, Nenad Kostanjsek, Bedirhan Uestuen, William A Ghali

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR QUALITY IN HEALTH CARE | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2016

Abstract

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to submit the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) to the World Health Assembly in 2018. The WHO is working toward a revised classification system that has an enhanced ability to capture health concepts in a manner that reflects current scientific evidence and that is compatible with contemporary information systems. In this paper, we present recommendations made to the WHO by the ICD revision's Quality and Safety Topic Advisory Group (Q&S TAG) for a new conceptual approach to capturing healthcare-related harms and injuries in ICD-coded data. The Q&S TAG has grouped causes of healthcare-related harm and injuries into fo..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, through grant number 5R13HS020543-02. Additional support was provided by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, through grant number UL1 TR000040 as well as the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Canadian Institute for Health Information.