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The power of collaboration with patient safety programs: building safe passage for patients, nurses, and clinical staff.
Kerfoot KM, Rapala K, Ebright P, Rogers SM. J Nurs Adm. 2006;36:582-588.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Report on Quality and Safety 2008.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2008.
On the CUSP: Stop HAI.
Health Research & Educational Trust, MHA Keystone Center.
Eradicating central line–associated bloodstream infections statewide: the Hawaii experience.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Bauer L, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:124-129.
Maintaining and sustaining the
On the CUSP: Stop BSI
model in Hawaii.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:51-60.
A resident-led institutional patient safety and quality improvement process.
Stueven J, Sklar DP, Kaloostian P, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:369-376.
AHRQ Projects to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections, Fiscal Year 2011.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 09-P013-4-E.
Keeping Kidney Patients Safe.
Renal Physicians Association.
Hospital responses to the Leapfrog Group in local markets.
Scanlon DP, Christianson JB, Ford EW. Med Care Res Rev. 2008;32:548-556.
The Leapfrog Group Announces the 2008 Leapfrog Top Hospitals.
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; September 24, 2008.
Critical Incident Reviews, Significant Adverse Event Reports and Action Plans.
St Andrews, Scotland: Scottish Information Commissioner; February 21, 2012. Reference No: 201100433.
The International Essentials for Quality and Patient Safety.
Oakbrook, IL: Joint Commission International; 2008.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 10, 2012.
Building and sustaining a systemwide culture of safety.
Yates GR, Bernd DL, Sayles SM, Stockmeier CA, Burke G, Merti GE. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31:684-689.
Health-care industry agrees on patient safety rules.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition). November 1, 2006:D1. [reprinted on Post-gazette.com].
Risk reduction for adverse drug events through sequential implementation of patient safety initiatives in a children's hospital.
Leonard MS, Cimino M, Shaha S, McDougal S, Pilliod J, Brodsky L. Pediatrics. 2006;118:e1124-e1129.
Prioritizing patient safety interventions in small and rural hospitals.
Casey MM, Wakefield M, Coburn AF, Moscovice IS, Loux S. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:693-702.
Implementation of a surgical comprehensive unit-based safety program to reduce surgical site infections.
Wick EC, Hobson DB, Bennett JL, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215;193-200.
A comprehensive obstetric patient safety program reduces liability claims and payments.
Pettker CM, Thung SF, Lipkind HS, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211:319-325.
Implementation of patient safety initiatives in US hospitals.
McFadden KL, Stock GN, Gowen CR III. Int J Operations Production Manage. 2006;26:326-347.
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