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What’s New this Week | 04/15/15
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The July effect: an analysis of never events in the nationwide inpatient sample. Wen T, Attenello FJ, Wu B, Ng A, Cen SY, Mack WJ. J Hosp Med. 2015 Mar 31; [Epub ahead of print].
Impact of inpatient harms on hospital finances and patient clinical outcomes. Adler L, Yi D, Li M, et al. J Patient Saf. 2015 Mar 23; [Epub ahead of print].
Deployment of rapid response teams by 31 hospitals in a statewide collaborative. Stolldorf DP, Jones CB. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:186-192.
Hospital credentialing and privileging of surgeons: a potential safety blind spot. Pradarelli JC, Campbell DA, Dimick JB. JAMA. 2015;313:1313-1314.
Digitizing diagnosis: a review of mobile applications in the diagnostic process. Jutel A, Lupton D. Diagnosis. 2015 Mar 5; [Epub ahead of print].
Linking acknowledgement to action: closing the loop on non-urgent, clinically significant test results in the electronic health record. Dalal AK, Pesterev BM, Eibensteiner K, Newmark LP, Samal L, Rothschild JM. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Mar 21; [Epub ahead of print].
Clinical handover of the critically ill postoperative patient: an integrative review. Gardiner TM, Marshall AP, Gillespie BM. Aust Crit Care. 2015 Mar 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Health Care Simulation to Advance Safety: Responding to Ebola and Other Threats. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2015. AHRQ Publication No. 15-0021.
Quality Improvement in Neurosurgery. Rolston JD, Han SJ, Parsa AT, eds. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015;26:143-322.
Contemporary View of Medication-Related Harm. A New Paradigm. Rockville, MD: National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention; 2015.
Clinician support: five years of lessons learned. Hirschinger LE, Scott SD, Hahn-Cover K. Patient Saf Qual Heathc. April 2015;12:26-31.
Eliminating Serious Patient Safety Events in Surgical and Procedural Areas: A Statewide Conference and Call to Action for California Hospitals. UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement. May 14–15, 2015; DoubleTree Hotel, Sacramento, CA.
The human dimension: when being human gets in the way of medication safety. Institute for Safe Medication Practices. April 30, 2015; 1:30–3:00 PM (Eastern).

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CPOE, CDS and Health IT Safety. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and RTI International. April 23, 2015. 1:00–2:30 PM (Eastern).
The 17th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress. National Patient Safety Foundation. April 29–May 1, 2015; JW Marriott Austin, Austin, TX.
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