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Structural and organizational issues in patient safety: a comparison of health care to other high-hazard industries.
Gaba DM. Calif Manage Rev. 2000;43:1-20.
Creating a culture of safety.
Bush H. Trustee Magazine. July 2013.
Communication-and-resolution programs: the challenges and lessons learned from six early adopters.
Mello MM, Boothman RC, McDonald T, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014;33:20-29.
Duty-hour limits and patient care and resident outcomes: can high-quality studies offer insight into complex relationships?
Philibert I, Nasca T, Brigham T, Shapiro J. Annu Rev Med. 2013;64:467-483.
Minnesota Hospital Association Statewide Project: SAFE from FALLS.
Apold J, Quigley PA. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:299-306.
Organizational culture as a source of high reliability.
Weick KE. Calif Manage Rev. 1987;29:112-127.
The impossible workload for doctors in training.
Chen PW. New York Times. April 18, 2013.
Surgical training, duty-hour restrictions, and implications for meeting the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education core competencies: views of surgical interns compared with program directors.
Antiel RM, Van Arendonk KJ, Reed DA, et al. Arch Surg. 2012;147:536-541.
Duty hour reform in a shifting medical landscape.
Jena AB, Prasad V. J Gen Intern Med. 2013;28:1238-1240.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
Patient safety in the era of the 80-hour workweek.
Shelton J, Kummerow K, Phillips S, et al. J Surg Educ. 2014;71:551-559.
Plan aims to cut hospital deaths.
Appleby J. USA Today. June 6, 2005.
The Henry Ford Health System No Harm Campaign: a comprehensive model to reduce harm and save lives.
Conway WA, Hawkins S, Jordan J, Voutt-Goos MJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:318-327.
Making hospitals accountable.
Peters PG Jr. Regulation. Summer 2009;32:30-36.
Mandatory influenza vaccination for health care workers as the new standard of care: a matter of patient safety and nonmaleficent practice.
Cortes-Penfield N. Am J Public Health. 2013 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Resident Duty Hours: Enhancing Sleep, Supervision, and Safety.
Ulmer C, Wolman DM, Johns MME, eds. Committee on Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedule to Improve Patient Safety, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2008. ISBN: 9780309127721.
Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
Exploring the causes of adverse events in hospitals and potential prevention strategies.
Smits M, Zegers M, Groenewegen PP, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e5.
Hospital board oversight of quality and patient safety: a narrative review and synthesis of recent empirical research.
Millar R, Mannion R, Freeman T, Davies HTO. Milbank Q. 2013;91:738-770.
Stories from the sharp end: case studies in safety improvement.
McCarthy D, Blumenthal D. Milbank Q. 2006;84:165-200.
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