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Culture of Safety
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.
That’s the way we do things around here!
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 24, 2011;16:1-2.
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.
Reducing hospital errors: interventions that build safety culture.
Singer SJ, Vogus TJ. Annu Rev Public Health. 2013;34:373-396.
High-reliability health care: getting there from here.
Chassin MR, Loeb JM. Milbank Q. 2013;91:459-490.
Creating a Culture of Patient Safety Workshop.
Virginia Mason Institute.
October 15-17, 2014
; Seattle, WA.
Is evidence guiding practice? Reported versus observed adherence to contact precautions: a pilot study.
Jessee MA, Mion LC. Am J Infect Control. 2013;41:965-970.
Organizational culture and its implications for infection prevention and control in healthcare institutions.
De Bono S, Heling G, Borg MA. J Hosp Infect. 2014;86:1-6.
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.
Patient safety climate (PSC) perceptions of frontline staff in acute care hospitals: examining the role of ease of reporting, unit norms of openness, and participative leadership.
Zaheer S, Ginsburg L, Chuang YT, Grace SL. Health Care Manage Rev. 2013 Dec 30; [Epub ahead of print].
"Second victim" casualties and how physician leaders can help.
MacLeod L. Physician Exec. Jan-Feb 2014;40:8-12.
The relationship between patient safety culture and patient outcomes: a systematic review.
DiCuccio MH. J Patient Saf. 2014 Feb 27; [Epub ahead of print].
Charting the Course: Launching Patient-Centric Healthcare.
Nance JJ, Bartholomew KM. Boseman, MT: Second River Healthcare Press; 2012. ISBN: 9781936406128.
A multidisciplinary approach to reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
McMullan C, Propper G, Schuhmacher C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:61-69.
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.
A theory-driven, longitudinal evaluation of the impact of team training on safety culture in 24 hospitals.
Jones KJ, Skinner AM, High R, Reiter-Palmon R. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:394-404.
Frontline hospital workers and the worker safety/patient safety nexus.
Sokas R, Braun B, Chenven L, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:185-192.
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