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The relationship of self-report of quality to practice size and health information technology.
Gorman PN, O'Malley JP, Fagnan LJ. J Am Board Fam Med. 2012;25:614-624.
Impact of implementing alerts about medication black-box warnings in electronic health records.
Yu DT, Seger DL, Lasser KE, et al. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2011;20:192-202.
Transitioning between electronic health records: effects on ambulatory prescribing safety.
Abramson EL, Malhotra S, Fischer K, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:868-874.
Medication reconciliation in ambulatory care: attempts at improvement.
Nassaralla CL, Naessens JM, Hunt VL, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:402-407.
Stopping the error cascade: a report on ameliorators from the ASIPS collaborative.
Parnes B, Fernald D, Quintela J, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:12-16.
Safety climate and its association with office type and team involvement in primary care.
Gehring K, Schwappach DL, Battaglia M, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013;25:394-402.
First annual review of data submitted to the ISMP National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program (VERP).
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 28, 2013;18:1-5.
Clinical outcomes from the use of Medication Report when elderly patients are discharged from hospital.
Midlöv P, Deierborg E, Holmdahl L, Höglund P, Eriksson T. Pharm World Sci. 2008;30:840-845.
Simple strategies to avoid medication errors.
Jenkins RH, Vaida AJ. Fam Pract Manag. 2007;14:41-47.
"Chance favors only the prepared mind": preparing minds to systematically reduce hazards in the testing process in primary care.
Singh R, Hickner J, Mold J, Singh G. J Patient Saf. 2014;10:20-28.
Electronic medical record availability and primary care depression treatment.
Harman JS, Rost KM, Harle CA, Cook RL. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:962-967.
Primary care physician communication at hospital discharge reduces medication discrepancies.
Lindquist LA, Yamahiro A, Garrett A, Zei C, Feinglass JM. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:672-677.
Patient report on information given, consultation time and safety in primary care.
Mira JJ, Nebot C, Lorenzo S, Pérez-Jover V. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e33.
Literacy and misunderstanding prescription drug labels.
Davis TC, Wolf MS, Bass PF III, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2006;145:887-94.
Problems after discharge and understanding of communication with their primary care physicians (PCPs) among hospitalized seniors: a mixed methods study.
Arora VM, Prochaska ML, Farnan JM, et al. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:385-391.
Implementation of a medication reconciliation process in an ambulatory internal medicine clinic.
Nassaralla CL, Naessens JM, Chaudhry R, Hansen MA, Scheitel SM. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:90-94.
Safety First: Top of Your Board's Agenda: 100 Day Challenge Survey Report.
The Patients Association. Harrow, Middlesex, UK: The Patients Association; June 2009.
Adherence to drug–drug interaction alerts in high-risk patients: a trial of context-enhanced alerting.
Duke JD, Li X, Dexter P. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:494-498.
The epidemiology of malpractice claims in primary care: a systematic review.
Wallace E, Lowry J, Smith SM, Fahey T. BMJ Open. 2013;3:e002929.
Are opioid dependence and methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) documented in the medical record? A patient safety issue.
Walley AY, Farrar D, Cheng DM, Alford DP, Samet JH. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24:1007-1011.
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