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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.
Identifying organizational cultures that promote patient safety.
Singer SJ, Falwell A, Gaba DM, et al. Health Care Manage Rev. 2009;34:300-311.
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.
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.
Reducing hospital errors: interventions that build safety culture.
Singer SJ, Vogus TJ. Annu Rev Public Health. 2013;34:373-396.
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.
Analysis of staff safety concerns.
Davidson J, Lamontagne G, Burnell L, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2013;28:147-152.
Patient safety climate in 92 US hospitals: differences by work area and discipline.
Singer SJ, Gaba DM, Falwell A, Lin S, Hayes J, Baker L. Med Care. 2009;47:23-31.
Hospital governance and the quality of care.
Jha AK, Epstein AM. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010;29:182-187.
Workplace engagement and workers' compensation claims as predictors for patient safety culture.
Thorp J, Baqai W, Witters D, et al. J Patient Saf. 2012;8:194-201.
Physicians with multiple patient complaints: ending our silence.
Gallagher TH, Levinson W. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:521-524.
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.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Front-Line Ownership: Generating a Cure Mindset for Patient Safety.
Kitts J, ed. Healthcare Papers. 2013;13:1-82.
Leadership in Healthcare Organizations: A Guide to Joint Commission Leadership Standards.
Schyve PM. San Diego, CA: Governance Institute; 2009.
Patient safety climate in US hospitals: variation by management level.
Singer SJ, Falwell A, Gaba DM, Baker LC. Med Care. 2008;46:1149-1156.
Exploring relationships between patient safety culture and patients' assessments of hospital care.
Sorra J, Khanna K, Dyer N, Mardon R, Famolaro T. J Patient Saf. 2012;8:131-139.
Comparing safety climate between two populations of hospitals in the United States.
Singer SJ, Hartmann CW, Hanchate A, et al. Health Serv Res. 2009;44:1563-1583.
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