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Table 1 Facilitators and barriers of quality improvement and patient safety [6]

From: Summary of the International Patient Safety Conference, June 28—29, 2019, Kathmandu, Nepal

BarriersFacilitators
Insufficient financial resources.Organizational and professional development incentives.
Lack of clinical data collection or electronic medical records.Targeting safety and quality improvement projects to local institutional needs.
Lack of healthcare system familiarity with patient safety.Local leadership encouragement and support.
Traditional view of medical errors.Ongoing mentorship and project oversight.
Absence of pre-established patient safety structure.