Table 1

Site Characteristics

Site 1Site 2Site 3
TypeFree-standing NCI-designated cancer centreAcademic medical centre-based cancer centreNCCN-designated comprehensive cancer centre based in academic medical centre
Community sites includedYesYesNo
Total available reports for review1919677858
Clinical trialsYesYesYes
Incident Learning System software applicationRL Solutions Version 6 (RLDatix)RL Solutions Version 6 (RLDatix)RL Solutions Version 6 (RLDatix)
Excluded incidentsFalls, skin/tissue issues, primary radiation oncology incidentsFalls, skin/tissue issues, primary radiology incidents, adverse reactionsPrimary radiation oncology incidents
Enrichment for incident-type categoriesDiagnostic and therapeutic issues; care and service coordinationNoNo
Fields used for reviewIncident description; suggestions for avoiding future incidents; outcomeIncident distributionIncident description; suggestions for avoiding future incidents
Recharacterisation of incident reports by quality and patient safety analystsYesNoYes
  • NCCN, National Comprehensive Cancer Network; NCI, National Cancer Institute.