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STUDY
Diet order entry by registered dietitians results in a reduction in error rates and time delays compared with other health professionals.
Imfeld K, Keith M, Stoyanoff L, Fletcher H, Miles S, McLaughlin J. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012;112:1656-1661.
STUDY
Comprehensive stroke centers overcome the weekend versus weekday gap in stroke treatment and mortality.
McKinney JS, Deng Y, Kasner SE, Kostis JB; Myocardial Infarction Data Acquisition System (MIDAS 15) Study Group. Stroke. 2011;42:2403-2409.
STUDY
Trends in central line–associated bloodstream infections in a trauma-surgical intensive care unit.
Ong A, Dysert K, Herbert C, et al. Arch Surg. 2011;146:302-307.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Fatal PCA adverse events continue to happen...better patient monitoring is essential to prevent harm.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 30, 2013;18:1-3.
REVIEWclassic
"July Effect": impact of the academic year-end changeover on patient outcomes. A systematic review.
Young JQ, Ranji SR, Wachter RM, Lee CM, Niehaus B, Auerbach AD. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:309-315.
STUDY
The impact of resident duty hour reform on hospital readmission rates among Medicare beneficiaries.
Press MJ, Silber JH, Rosen AK, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:405-411.
REVIEW
Interdisciplinary teamwork in hospitals: a review and practical recommendations for improvement.
O'Leary KJ, Sehgal NL, Terrell G, Williams MV; High Performance Teams and the Hospital of the Future Project Team. J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct 31; [Epub ahead of print].
COMMENTARY
2009 National Patient Safety Goals.
Saufl NM. J Perianesth Nurs. 2009;24:114-118.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Safe practice environment chapter proposed by USP.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. December 4, 2008;13:1-3.
STUDY
Do nurse and patient injuries share common antecedents? An analysis of associations with safety climate and working conditions.
Taylor JA, Dominici F, Agnew J, Gerwin D, Morlock L, Miller MR. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:101-111.
ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY/GUIDELINES
Safely implementing health information and converging technologies.
Sentinel Event Alert. December 11, 2008;(42):1-4.
STUDY
Safety of using a computerized rounding and sign-out system to reduce resident duty hours.
Van Eaton EG, McDonough K, Lober WB, Johnson EA, Pellegrini CA, Horvath KD. Acad Med. 2010;85:1189-1195.
STUDY
Putting the 'patient' in patient safety: a qualitative study of consumer experiences.
Rathert C, Brandt J, Williams ES. Health Expect. 2012;15:327-336.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Scariest hospital risks.
Herper M, Lindner M. Forbes. August 25, 2008.
BOOK/REPORT
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
STUDY
Mortality rate after nonelective hospital admission.
Ricciardi R, Roberts PL, Read TE, Baxter NN, Marcello PW, Schoetz DJ. Arch Surg. 2011;146:545-551.
STUDY
Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: A survey of practices and recommendations.
Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, Blegen MA, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:234-239.
STUDY
Improving the discharge process by embedding a discharge facilitator in a resident team.
Finn KM, Heffner R, Chang Y, et al. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:494-500.
STUDY
Rethinking resident supervision to improve safety: from hierarchical to interprofessional models.
Tamuz M, Giardina TD, Thomas EJ, Menon S, Singh H. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:448-456.
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