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An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU.
Pronovost P, Needham D, Berenholtz S, et al. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:2725-2732.
Statewide NICU central-line–associated bloodstream infection rates decline after bundles and checklists.
Schulman J, Stricof R, Stevens TP, et al; New York State Regional Perinatal Care Centers. Pediatrics. 2011;127:436-444.
Using evidence, rigorous measurement, and collaboration to eliminate central catheter-associated bloodstream infections.
Sawyer M, Weeks K, Goeschel CA, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(suppl 8):S292-S298.
Improving safety culture results in Rhode Island ICUs: lessons learned from the development of action-oriented plans.
Vigorito MC, McNicoll L, Adams L, Sexton B. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:509-514.
Maintaining and sustaining the On the CUSP: Stop BSI model in Hawaii.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:51-60.
What went right: lessons for the intensivist from the crew of US Airways Flight 1549.
Eisen LA, Savel RH. Chest. 2009;136:910-917.
AHRQ Patient Safety Project Reduces Bloodstream Infections by 40 Percent.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 10, 2012.
Collaborative cohort study of an intervention to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in the intensive care unit.
Berenholtz SM, Pham JC, Thompson DA, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011;32:305-314. 
Perceptions of risk to patient safety in the pediatric ICU, a study of American pediatric intensivists.
Bauer P, Hoffmann RG, Bragg D, Scanlon MC. Safety Sci. 2013;53:160-167.
Patient safety in the context of neonatal intensive care: research and educational opportunities.
Raju TN, Suresh G, Higgins RD. Pediatr Res. 2011;70:109-115.
Creating high reliability in health care organizations.
Pronovost PJ, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel CA, et al. Health Serv Res. 2006;41:1599-1617.
Implementing and validating a comprehensive unit-based safety program.
Pronovost P, Weast B, Rosenstein B. J Patient Saf. 2005;1:33-40.
Educational strategy to reduce medication errors in a neonatal intensive care unit.
Campino A, Lopez-Herrera MC, Lopez-de-Heredia I, Valls-i-Soler A. Acta Paediatr. 2009;98:782-785.
Eradicating central line–associated bloodstream infections statewide: the Hawaii experience.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Bauer L, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:124-129.
Real time patient safety audits: improving safety every day.
Ursprung R, Gray JE, Edwards WH, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:284-289.
A Systems Approach to Quality Improvement in Long-Term Care:  Safe Medication Practices Workbook.
Waltham, MA: Masspro, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, Massachusetts Extended Care Foundation; 2007.
The MacArthur Fellows Program: Peter Pronovost.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. September 23, 2008.
The business case for quality: economic analysis of the Michigan Keystone Patient Safety Program in ICUs.
Waters HR, Korn R Jr, Colantuoni E, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2011;26:333-339.
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