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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.
Organizational culture as a source of high reliability.
Weick KE. Calif Manage Rev. 1987;29:112-127.
Minnesota Hospital Association Statewide Project: SAFE from FALLS.
Apold J, Quigley PA. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:299-306.
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].
The impossible workload for doctors in training.
Chen PW. New York Times. April 18, 2013.
"Second victim" casualties and how physician leaders can help.
MacLeod L. Physician Exec. Jan-Feb 2014;40:8-12.
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.
Creating a culture of safety in the emergency department: the value of teamwork training.
Jones F, Podila P, Powers C. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:194-200.
Organizational culture, critical success factors, and the reduction of hospital errors.
Stock GN, McFadden KL, Gowen III, CR. Int J Prod Econ. 2007;106:368–392.
Governing board, C-suite, and clinical management perceptions of quality and safety structures, processes, and priorities in US hospitals.
Vaughn T, Koepke M, Levey S, et al. J Healthc Manag. 2014;59:111-128.
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.
The silent treatment: 'just be quiet about it'.
Smerd J. Workforce Management. November 19, 2007;1, 16-20.
Making hospitals accountable.
Peters PG Jr. Regulation. Summer 2009;32:30-36.
The relationship between safety culture and patient outcomes: results from pilot meta-analyses.
Groves PS. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36:66-83.
Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
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.
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