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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.
HRSA patient safety and pharmacy collaborative is off to a good start.
Drug Formulary Review. April 1, 2009.
Hospital patient safety grades may misrepresent hospital performance.
Hwang W, Derk J, LaClair M, Paz H. J Hosp Med. 2014;9:111-115.
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.
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.
African Partnerships for Patient Safety.
Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
HealthGrades Sixth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2009.
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.
Safety First: Top of Your Board's Agenda: 100 Day Challenge Survey Report.
The Patients Association. Harrow, Middlesex, UK: The Patients Association; June 2009.
Medication safety in acute care in Australia: where are we now? Part 2: a review of strategies and activities for improving medication safety 2002-2008.
Semple SJ, Roughead EE. Aust New Zealand Health Policy. 2009;6:24.
Measuring patient safety culture: an assessment of the clustering of responses at unit level and hospital level.
Smits M, Wagner C, Spreeuwenberg P, van der Wal G, Groenewegen PP. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:292-296.
Learning accountability for patient outcomes.
Pronovost PJ. JAMA. 2010;304:204-205.
What is patient safety culture? A review of the literature.
Sammer CE, Lykens K, Singh KP, Mains DA, Lackan NA. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2010;42:156-165.
Announcing 2009 Leapfrog top hospitals.
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; December 4, 2009.
IBEAS: A Pioneer Study on Patient Safety in Latin America: Towards Safer Hospital Care.
Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2011.
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