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2014 ANNUAL PERSPECTIVES
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Patient Safety Authority Annual Reports.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2014.
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.
Hospital Reporting Program.
Portland, OR: Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
Standing Up for Doctors, Speaking Out for Patients. Final Report.
London, UK: Health Policy & Economic Research Unit, British Medical Association Scotland; May 2010.
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.
NY Medicaid ups the ante: by refusing to pay for 14 'never events,' the nation's biggest Medicaid program could propel other states into action.
DerGurahian J. Mod Healthc. June 16, 2008;38:6.
Patient Safety in Canada: An Update.
Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Institute for Health Information; August 14, 2007.
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.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Assessing and improving quality and safety.
Zeis M. HealthLeaders Media. July/August 2013;16:26-28.
Adverse Events in Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; November 2010. Report No. OEI-06-09-00090.
"That was a close call": endorsing a broad definition of near misses in health care.
Marks CM, Kasda E, Paine L, Wu AW. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:475-479.
Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:780-784.
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.
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.
Adverse Events in Hospitals: State Reporting Systems.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; December 2008. Report No. OEI-06-07-00471.
Slow progress on meeting hospital safety standards: learning from the Leapfrog Group's efforts.
Moran J, Scanlon D. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013;32:27-35.
Diagnostic error in acute care.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2010;7:76-86.
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