EMER is an adverse event and near-miss
reporting system that is on-line, anonymous and confidential.
It is a means of supporting improvement in safety and quality in
emergency medicine by understanding how the risk of harm to
patients can be minimised or prevented.
The Australian Patient Safety Foundation was formed
in 1988 as a non-profit independent research organisation dedicated to
the advancement of patient safety.
Based at the University of South Australia, within the Centre for
Population Health Research, the APSF works with Commonwealth and State
governments, researchers, professional organisations, Colleges, other
universities and healthcare professionals at both the national and
international level to improve patient outcomes.