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A new frontier in patient safety.
McCannon J, Berwick DM. JAMA
Patient Safety Authority Annual Reports.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2014.
The Patient Safety Initiative at America’s Public Hospitals: The Year One Overview.
Research Brief. Washington, DC: National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems; January 2011.
Adverse Events in Hospitals: Overview of Key Issues.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; December 2008. Report No. OEI-06-07-00470.
Hospital patient safety grades may misrepresent hospital performance.
Hwang W, Derk J, LaClair M, Paz H. J Hosp Med. 2014;9:111-115.
Hospital Reporting Program.
Portland, OR: Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
BOOSTing Care Transitions Resource Room.
Project BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions), Society of Hospital Medicine.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
HRSA patient safety and pharmacy collaborative is off to a good start.
Drug Formulary Review. April 1, 2009.
National trends in patient safety for four common conditions, 2005–2011.
Wang Y, Eldridge N. Metersky ML, et al. N Engl J Med. 2014;370:341-351.
African Partnerships for Patient Safety.
Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
Safety First: Top of Your Board's Agenda: 100 Day Challenge Survey Report.
The Patients Association. Harrow, Middlesex, UK: The Patients Association; June 2009.
Safety in numbers: the development of Leapfrog's composite patient safety score for US hospitals.
Austin JM, D'Andrea G, Birkmeyer JD, et al. J Patient Saf. 2014;10:64-71.
Adverse Events in Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; November 2010. Report No. OEI-06-09-00090.
HealthGrades Sixth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2009.
Assessing Patient Safety Practices and Outcomes in the U.S. Health Care System.
Farley DO, Ridgely MS, Mendel P, et al. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation; 2009. ISBN: 9780833047748.
Preparing your hospital for compliance with The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.
Murdaugh L, Jordin R. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:728-733.
Agency information collection activities: Assessing the Impact of the National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS Master Training Program; comment request.
Federal Register. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. August 27, 2013;78:52927-52929.
2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced.
Joint Commission. January 27, 2014.
Standing Up for Doctors, Speaking Out for Patients. Final Report.
London, UK: Health Policy & Economic Research Unit, British Medical Association Scotland; May 2010.
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