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Lake Forest, IL.
The Partnership for Healthcare Excellence.
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420, Boston, MA 02120.
Tackling tube misconnections.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 27, 2007:D3.
Connecticut Center for Patient Safety.
PO Box 231335, Hartford, CT 06123-1335.
Transitions of Care (TOC) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association Physician Leadership Forum; July 2014.
Guide for Developing a Community-Based Patient Safety Advisory Council.
Leonhardt K, Bonin K, Pagel P. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2008. AHRQ Publication Nos. 080048.
The Hidden Surcharge Americans Pay for Hospital Errors.
Questions Are the Answer.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Building a Clinician Peer Support Program: A MITTSS and IHI Web&ACTION.
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services and Institute for Healthcare Improvement. July 9, July 23, and August 6, 2015; 12:00–1:30 PM (Eastern).
Adverse Drug Events.
Hospital Engagement Network. Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust and American Hospital Association.
MRI Safety Week.
World Sepsis Day.
Global Sepsis Alliance.
Improving the safety of medication administration using an interactive CD-ROM program.
Schneider PJ, Pedersen CA, Montanya KR, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:59-64.
Health Care–Associated Infections (HAI) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
Publicly available hospital comparison web sites: determination of useful, valid, and appropriate information for comparing surgical quality.
Leonardi MJ, McGory ML, Ko CY. Arch Surg. 2007;142:863-869.
On the CUSP: Stop HAI.
Health Research & Educational Trust, MHA Keystone Center.
Reevaluating the Safe Use of Opioids.
National Patient Safety Foundation. August 6, 2015; 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
Hospital discharge and readmission.
Alper E, O'Malley TA, Greenwald J. UpToDate. June 5, 2015.
Strategies for Ensuring the Safe Use of Insulin Pens in the Hospital.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
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