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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.
Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association Physician Leadership Forum; July 2014.
Transitions of Care (TOC) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
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.
Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Medication Reconciliation Toolkit.
Chicago, IL: Northwestern Memorial Hospital; 2007.
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.
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.
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.
On the CUSP: Stop HAI.
Health Research & Educational Trust, MHA Keystone Center.
Health Care–Associated Infections (HAI) Portal.
The Joint Commission.
Alper E, O'Malley TA, Greenwald J. UpToDate. May 14, 2013.
Center for Drug Safety & Effectiveness.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Surfing the Healthcare Tsunami: Bring Your Best Board.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology; 2012.
Minnesota Hospital Association.
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