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The effects of electronic prescribing by community-based providers on ambulatory medication safety.
Abramson EL, Pfoh ER, Barrón Y, Quaresimo J, Kaushal R. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:545-552.
Demonstrating high reliability on accountability measures at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Pronovost PJ, Demski R, Callender T, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:531-544.
Development of the just culture assessment tool: measuring the perceptions of health-care professionals in hospitals.
Petschonek S, Burlison J, Cross C, et al. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:190-197.
The effects of safety checklists in medicine: a systematic review.
Thomassen Ø, Storesund A, Søfteland E, Brattebø G. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2013 Oct 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Intrathecal chemotherapy: potential for medication error.
Gilbar PJ. Cancer Nurs. 2013 Nov 5; [Epub ahead of print].
Patients do not always complain when they are dissatisfied: implications for service quality and patient safety.
Howard M, Fleming ML, Parker E. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:224-231.
Nurses' perspectives on the intersection of safety and informed decision making in maternity care.
Jacobson CH, Zlatnik MG, Kennedy HP, Lyndon A. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2013;42:577-587.
Radiation protection and dose monitoring in medical imaging: a journey from awareness, through accountability, ability and action … but where will we arrive?
Frush D, Denham CR, Goske MJ, et al. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:232-238.
A structured judgement method to enhance mortality case note review: development and evaluation.
Hutchinson A, Coster JE, Cooper KL, Pearson M, McIntosh A, Bath PA. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:1032-1040.
All can be lost: the risk of putting our knowledge in the hands of machines.
Carr N. The Atlantic. November 2013.
Improving Diagnosis: Teenage Cancer Trust Report on Improving the Diagnostic Experience of Young People With Cancer.
London, England: Teenage Cancer Trust; 2013.
Mother says ER misdiagnosis leads to son's death.
Burcham K. WSOC-TV. November 22, 2013.
Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Innovative Design and Development to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (P30).
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 22, 2013. Funding Opportunity Announcement No. RFA-HS-14-005.
TeamSTEPPS National Training Program.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Research & Educational Trust. January–August 2014.
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25th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement. December 8–11, 2013; World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL.
Improving the Safe Use of Opioids in the Acute Care Setting.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. December 9, 2013; Convention Center West, Orlando, FL.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) Grant Program.
Indianapolis, IN: Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
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