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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.
The partnership with patients: a call to action for leaders.
Denham CR. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:113-121.
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.
African Partnerships for Patient Safety.
Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
Hospital Reporting Program.
Portland, OR: Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
HRSA patient safety and pharmacy collaborative is off to a good start.
Drug Formulary Review. April 1, 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.
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.
CMS changes in reimbursement for HAIs: setting a research agenda.
Stone PW, Glied SA, McNair PD, et al. Med Care. 2010;48:433-439.
Medicare says it won't cover hospital errors.
Pear R. New York Times. August 19, 2007.
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.
HealthGrades Seventh Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; March 2010.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2010.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2010.
Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0037-1-EF.
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