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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.
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.
Patient Safety Authority Annual Reports.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2014.
Hospital Reporting Program.
Portland, OR: Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
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.
HRSA patient safety and pharmacy collaborative is off to a good start.
Drug Formulary Review. April 1, 2009.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
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 patient safety grades may misrepresent hospital performance.
Hwang W, Derk J, LaClair M, Paz H. J Hosp Med. 2014;9:111-115.
Assessing the state of safe medication practices using the ISMP Medication Safety Self Assessment for Hospitals: 2000 and 2011.
Vaida AJ, Lamis RL, Smetzer JL, Kenward K, Cohen MR. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:51-67.
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].
2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced.
Joint Commission. January 27, 2014.
The 2014 Eighth International High Reliability Organizing Conference.
IHRO Institute for High Reliability Organizing. March 28–30, 2014; University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX.
The next organizational challenge: finding and addressing diagnostic error.
Graber ML, Trowbridge R, Myers JS, Umscheid CA, Strull W, Kanter MH. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:102-110.
Variability in the measurement of hospital-wide mortality rates.
Shahian DM, Wolf RE, Iezzoni LI, Kirle L, Normand SL. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:2530-2539.
Common formats for patient safety data collection and event reporting.
Federal Register. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. February 18, 2014;79:9214-9215.
Electronic Health Record Programs: Participation Has Increased, but Action Needed to Achieve Goals, Including Improved Quality of Care.
Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; March 6, 2014. Publication GAO-14-207.
Variation in Patient Safety Outcomes and the Importance of Being Informed.
Golden, CO: Healthgrades; 2013.
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