An improved patient safety reporting system increases reports of disruptive behavior in the perioperative setting.


University of Utah Health School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


Patient safety event reporting systems are a mainstay in non-punitive reporting of near misses and adverse events. We hypothesized that an upgraded reporting system that included the ability to report positive behaviors would increase behavioral reports in the perioperative environment.


Behavioral reporting systems,Disruptive behavior,Professionalism,Surgeons,