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A new frontier in patient safety.
McCannon J, Berwick DM. JAMA
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.
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.
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.
African Partnerships for Patient Safety.
Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
BOOSTing Care Transitions Resource Room.
Project BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions), Society of Hospital Medicine.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
Hospital Reporting Program.
Portland, OR: Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
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.
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.
Systematic review of the application of the plan-do-study-act method to improve quality in healthcare.
Taylor MJ, McNicholas C, Nicolay C, Darzi A, Bell D, Reed JE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:290-298.
HAC Posting on Hospital Compare.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Duty hour reform in a shifting medical landscape.
Jena AB, Prasad V. J Gen Intern Med. 2013;28:1238-1240.
Assessing and improving quality and safety.
Zeis M. HealthLeaders Media. July/August 2013;16:26-28.
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.
Revisiting duty-hour limits — IOM recommendations for patient safety and resident education.
Iglehart JK. N Engl J Med. 2008;359:2633-2635.
Patient Safety in Canada: An Update.
Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Institute for Health Information; August 14, 2007.
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