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Improvement of medication event interventions through use of an electronic database.
Merandi J, Morvay S, Lewe D, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:1708-1714.
Development of a Web-based surgical booking and informed consent system to reduce the potential for error and improve communication.
Siracuse JJ, Benoit E, Burke J, Carter S, Schwaitzberg SD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:126-133.
Can wearable tech prevent healthcare errors?
Reese SM. Information Week. March 11, 2014.
Inpatient fall prevention: use of in-room Webcams.
Hardin SR, Dienemann J, Rudisill P, Mills KK. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:29-35.
Design and implementation of an automated email notification system for results of tests pending at discharge.
Dalal AK, Schnipper JL, Poon EG, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:523-538.
Computer viruses are "rampant" on medical devices in hospitals.
Talbot D. MIT Technology Review. October 17, 2012.
Are we finally getting serious about medical errors?
Burns J. Managed Care Magazine. May 2011;20:23-28.
The computerized rounding report: implementation of a model system to support transitions of care.
Wohlauer MV, Rove KO, Pshak TJ, et al. J Surg Res. 2012;172:11-17.
Making inpatient medication reconciliation patient centered, clinically relevant and implementable: a consensus statement on key principles and necessary first steps.
Greenwald JL, Halasyamani L, Greene J, et al. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:477-485.
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.
Implementing patient safety initiatives in rural hospitals.
Klingner J, Moscovice I, Tupper J, Coburn A, Wakefield M. J Rural Health. 2009;25:352-357.
Leadership practices to advance patient safety.
Crowley JD, Deen JB. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2009;6:18-22.
Safe practice environment chapter proposed by USP.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. December 4, 2008;13:1-3.
Patient safety: the synergy of technology and behavior.
Yarbrough C, Rypkema S. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. January-February 2008;5:32-35.
Smart pumps: advanced capabilities and continuous quality improvement.
Vanderveen T. Patient Saf Quality Healthc. January/February 2007.
Video technology to advance safety in the operating room and perioperative environment.
Xiao Y, Schimpff S, Mackenzie C, et al. Surg Innov. 2007;14:52-61.
Stopping the error cascade: a report on ameliorators from the ASIPS collaborative.
Parnes B, Fernald D, Quintela J, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:12-16.
Pharmacist staffing, technology use, and implementation of medication safety practices in rural hospitals.
Casey MM, Moscovice IS, Davidson G. J Rural Health. 2006;22:321-330.
Improving Patient Safety Through Simulation Research.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2008.
Using clinical decision support to improve medication reconciliation.
Moore G. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2006;3:28-30, 32-33.
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