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The Partnership for Healthcare Excellence.
1135 Tremont Street, Suite 420, Boston, MA 02120.
Connecticut Center for Patient Safety.
PO Box 231335, Hartford, CT 06123-1335.
Tackling tube misconnections.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 27, 2007:D3.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association Physician Leadership Forum; July 2014.
Transitions of Care (TOC) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
The Hidden Surcharge Americans Pay for Hospital Errors.
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.
Health Care–Associated Infections (HAI) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
Questions Are the Answer.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Patient Safety: The Bridge Between Quality and Risk, AKA the "Operational Link" of Old.
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. November 20, 2014; 2:00–3:00 PM (Eastern).
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.
Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Medication Reconciliation Toolkit.
Chicago, IL: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; 2007.
MRI Safety Week.
Adverse Drug Events.
Hospital Engagement Network. Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust and American Hospital Association.
World Sepsis Day.
Global Sepsis Alliance.
On the CUSP: Stop HAI.
Health Research & Educational Trust, MHA Keystone Center.
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.
Smart Pump Integration: A Giant Step for IV Infusion Safety.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. October 23, 2014; 1:30–3:00 PM (Eastern).
Center for Drug Safety & Effectiveness.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Alper E, O'Malley TA, Greenwald J. UpToDate. May 14, 2013.
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