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A new frontier in patient safety.
McCannon J, Berwick DM. JAMA
The Patient Safety Initiative at America’s Public Hospitals: The Year One Overview.
Research Brief. Washington, DC: National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems; January 2011.
Patient Safety Authority Annual Reports.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2014.
African Partnerships for Patient Safety.
Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
BOOSTing Care Transitions Resource Room.
Project BOOST (Better Outcomes for Older adults through Safe Transitions), Society of Hospital Medicine.
The partnership with patients: a call to action for leaders.
Denham CR. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:113-121.
The 2014 Eighth International High Reliability Organizing Conference.
IHRO Institute for High Reliability Organizing. March 28–30, 2014; University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX.
Health Care–Associated Infections (HAI).
US Department of Health and Human Services.
Agency information collection activities: Assessing the Impact of the National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS Master Training Program; comment request.
Federal Register. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. August 27, 2013;78:52927-52929.
Creating a Culture of Patient Safety Workshop.
Virginia Mason Institute. October 15–17, 2014; Seattle, WA.
Partnering to Heal: Teaming-Up Against Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; May 2011.
Use of electronic health records in US hospitals.
Jha AK, Desroches CM, Campbell EG, et al. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:1628-1638.
Perceptions of the impact of a large-scale collaborative improvement programme: experience in the UK Safer Patients Initiative.
Benn J, Burnett S, Parand A, Pinto A, Iskander S, Vincent C. J Eval Clin Pract. 2009;15:524-540.
Medication safety in acute care in Australia: where are we now? Part 2: a review of strategies and activities for improving medication safety 2002-2008.
Semple SJ, Roughead EE. Aust New Zealand Health Policy. 2009;6:24.
Proper positioning of pharmacy label on Hospira PCA vials will avoid interference with scanning.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 14, 2008;13:1-3.
Improving heparin safety: a multidisciplinary invited conference.
Peterson C, Ham CW, Vanderveen T. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:491-497.
Measurement for improvement: a survey of current practice in Australian public hospitals.
Brand CA, Tropea J, Ibrahim JE, et al. Med J Aust. 2008;189:35-40.
Anticoagulant safety practices call for pharmacist supervision.
Scott A. Drug Topics (Health-System Edition). November 10, 2008.
Resident Duty Hours: Enhancing Sleep, Supervision, and Safety.
Ulmer C, Wolman DM, Johns MME, eds. Committee on Optimizing Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) Hours and Work Schedule to Improve Patient Safety, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2008. ISBN: 9780309127721.
Revisiting duty-hour limits — IOM recommendations for patient safety and resident education.
Iglehart JK. N Engl J Med. 2008;359:2633-2635.
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