Journal Article

The Role of Personal Health Information Management in Promoting Patient Safety in the Home: A Qualitative Analysis

Demiris G, Lin SY, Turner AM.; 2019 Aug 21 264

Patient safety in the home has not been well defined and there have been few studies of this setting. This study examines the concept of patient safety in the home and identifies personal health information management tools to support and maximize patient safety in the home.  The study findings demonstrate the physical, emotional, social and functional dimensions of patient safety in the home and ways for informatics tools to maximize safety aspects.