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Table 1 Scoring criteria for prioritization of collated suggestions

From: Identification of priorities for improvement of medication safety in primary care: a PRIORITIZE study

For problems
 Frequency: This patient safety threat is common
 Severity: This patient safety threat leads to high rates of mortality, morbidity and incapacity
 Inequity: This patient safety threat affects lower socio-economic groups or ethnic minorities more than other groups
 Economic impact: The consequences of this patient safety threat are costly to the healthcare system
 Responsiveness to solution: This incident is amenable to a solution within 5 years
For solutions
 Feasibility: The implementation of this solution is feasible
 Cost-effectiveness: This solution is cost-effective