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PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
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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.
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.
That’s the way we do things around here!
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 24, 2011;16:1-2.
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.
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.
Revealing and resolving patient safety defects: the impact of leadership WalkRounds on frontline caregiver assessments of patient safety.
Frankel A, Grillo SP, Pittman M, et al. Health Serv Res. 2008;43:2050-2066.
Safety leadership: a meta-analytic review of transformational and transactional leadership styles as antecedents of safety behaviours.
Clarke S. J Occup Organ Psychol. 2013;86:22-49.
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Front-Line Ownership: Generating a Cure Mindset for Patient Safety.
Kitts J, ed. Healthcare Papers. 2013;13:1-82.
Promoting a culture of safety as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review.
Weaver SJ, Lubomski LH, Wilson RF, Pfoh ER, Martinez KA, Dy SM. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5 Pt 2):369-374.
Integrating CUSP and TRIP to improve patient safety.
Romig M, Goeschel C, Pronovost P, Berenholtz SM. Hosp Pract (Minneap). 2010;38:114-121.
AHRQ's Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: psychometric analyses.
Blegen MA, Gearhart S, O'Brien R, Sehgal NL, Alldredge BK. J Patient Saf. 2009;5:139-144.
Patient-Centered Care Improvement Guide.
Frampton S, Guastello S, Brady C, et al. Derby, CT: Planetree; Camden, ME: Picker Institute; 2008.
The importance of leadership in preventing healthcare–associated infection: results of a multisite qualitative study.
Saint S, Kowalski CP, Banaszak-Holl J, Forman J, Damschroder L, Krein SL. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010;31:901-907.
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.
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