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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.
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.
Physicians with multiple patient complaints: ending our silence.
Gallagher TH, Levinson W. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:521-524.
Impact of a statewide intensive care unit quality improvement initiative on hospital mortality and length of stay: retrospective comparative analysis.
Lipitz-Snyderman A, Steinwachs D, Needham DM, Colantuoni E, Morlock LL, Pronovost PJ. BMJ. 2011;342:d219.
Preventing violence in the health care setting.
Sentinel Event Alert. June 3, 2010;(45):1-3.
A strategic approach for managing conflict in hospitals: responding to The Joint Commission leadership standard—part 1 and part 2.
Scott C, Gerardi D. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:59-69, 70-80.
Survey shows recession has weakened patient safety net.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 14, 2010;15:1-4.
Executive/senior leader checklist to improve culture and reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Goeschel CA, Holzmueller CG, Berenholtz SM, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:519-524.
The role of the chief executive officer in maximizing patient safety.
Shorr AS. Healthc Exec. March-April 2007;22:19, 21-22, 24, 26.
Journey to no preventable risk: The Baylor Health Care System patient safety experience.
Kennerly D, Richter KM, Good V, Compton J, Ballard DJ. Am J Med Qual. 2011;26:43-52.
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