Additional Patient Safety Toolkits / Resources
Building a Business Case for Patient Safety
Most agree that having systems that incorporate the principles of patient safety just makes sense. But did you know it also makes cents? Errors are costly. Having systems that support patient safety typically bring a positive financial experience in addition to better patient outcomes, increased staff satisfaction and overall better healthcare. This toolkit provides basic information that will lead the user in how to write a business case for patient safety initiatives. Since new initiatives often take financial resourcing on the front end, this toolkit will guide you to write your business plan so a CFO can understand what is being asked for and how that may impact the organization's bottom line.