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Table 1 Thematic summary of interview responses

From: How can we improve the recognition, reporting and resolution of medical device-related incidents in hospitals? A qualitative study of physicians and registered nurses

Medical Device Surveillance Element Theme
Factors that Influence the Recognition of Medical Device-Related Incidents Education and training
Hospital staff knowledge and experience
Performance of medical device
Warnings or advisories
Factors that Influence the Reporting of Medical Device-Related Incidents Clinician communication with patient
Feedback on how reported information is used
Incentives for error reporting
Information sharing
Institutional culture
Reporting system and process
Factors that Influence the Resolution of Medical Device-Related Incidents Education and training
Feedback on how reported information is used
Future use of medical device
Information sharing
Institutional culture
Medical device procurement process
Preventive actions
Barriers to the Recognition, Reporting and Resolution of Medical Device-Related Incidents Conflicts of interest
Education and training
Error reporting compliance
Feedback on how reported information is used
Hospital staff knowledge and experience
Impact on patient care
Liability
Medical device procurement process
Performance of medical device
Personal attitude of health care professional
Problem solving
Professional culture
Response from manufacturers
Interventions or Strategies to Improve the Recognition, Reporting and Resolution of Medical Device-Related Incidents Education and training
Institutional culture
Professional culture
Reporting system and process