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Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project.
Blegen MA, Sehgal NL, Alldredge BK, Gearhart S, Auerbach AD, Wachter RM. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:346-350.
A case for safety leadership team training of hospital managers.
Singer SJ, Hayes J, Cooper JB, et al. Health Care Manage Rev. 2011;36:1-13.
What are the critical success factors for team training in health care?
Salas E, Almeida SA, Salisbury M, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:398-405.
Medical Team Training.
Oakbrook, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2008. ISBN: 9781599400921.
Identifying organizational cultures that promote patient safety.
Singer SJ, Falwell A, Gaba DM, et al. Health Care Manage Rev. 2009;34:300-311.
Reducing hospital errors: interventions that build safety culture.
Singer SJ, Vogus TJ. Annu Rev Public Health. 2013;34:373-396.
Trainees' perceptions of patient safety practices: recounting failures of supervision.
Ross PT, McMyler ET, Anderson SG, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:88-95.
Effects of a multicentre teamwork and communication programme on patient outcomes: results from the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) project.
Auerbach AD, Sehgal NL, Blegen MA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;22:118-126.
Why your TeamSTEPPS program may not be working.
Clapper TC, Ng GM. Clin Simul Nurs. 2013;9:e287-e292.
That’s the way we do things around here!
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 24, 2011;16:1-2.
Outcomes of classroom-based team training interventions for multiprofessional hospital staff. A systematic review.
Rabøl LI, Østergaard D, Mogensen T. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e27.
Using crew resource management and a 'read-and-do checklist' to reduce failure-to-rescue events on a step-down unit.
Young-Xu Y, Fore AM, Metcalf A, Payne K, Neily J, Sculli GL. Am J Nurs. 2013;113:51-57.
Case study: sustaining a culture of safety in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System.
Chase D, McCarthy D. Quality Matters. April/May 2010.
Computer viruses are "rampant" on medical devices in hospitals.
Talbot D. MIT Technology Review. October 17, 2012.
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.
Perspective: a business school view of medical interprofessional rounds: transforming rounding groups into rounding teams.
Bharwani AM, Harris GC, Southwick FS. Acad Med. 2012;87:1768-1771.
Patient safety: what can medicine learn from aviation?
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. June 14, 2010.
The Role of HR in Quality and Patient Safety.
The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration. San Diego, CA: July 24, 2008.
Second Victim: Error, Guilt, Trauma, and Resilience.
Dekker S. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2013. ISBN: 9781466583412.
Creating a culture of safety.
Bush H. Trustee Magazine. July 2013.
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