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The influence of organizational factors on patient safety: examining successful handoffs in health care.
Richter JP, McAlearney AS, Pennell ML. Health Care Manage Rev. 2014 Jul 15; [Epub ahead of print].
Racial and ethnic disparities in patient safety.
Okoroh JS, Uribe EF, Weingart S. J Patient Saf. 2014 Aug 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Effect of using a safety checklist on patient complications after surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Gillespie BM, Chaboyer W, Thalib L, John M, Fairweather N, Slater K. Anesthesiology. 2014;120:1380-1389.
Development and validation of the Johns Hopkins Disruptive Clinician Behavior Survey.
Dang D, Nyberg D, Walrath JM, Kim MT. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jul 28; [Epub ahead of print].
A cross-sectional analysis investigating organizational factors that influence near-miss error reporting among hospital pharmacists.
Patterson ME, Pace HA. J Patient Saf. 2014 Aug 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Validation of a teamwork perceptions measure to increase patient safety.
Keebler JR, Dietz AS, Lazzara EH, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:718-726.
A human factors subsystems approach to trauma care.
Catchpole K, Ley E, Wiegmann D, et al. JAMA Surg. 2014 Aug 6; [Epub ahead of print].
Training in quality and safety: the current landscape.
Karasick AS, Nash DB. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jul 30; [Epub ahead of print].
After Mid Staffordshire: from acknowledgement, through learning, to improvement.
Martin GP, Dixon-Woods M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:706-708.
Rapid response team implementation and in-hospital mortality.
Salvatierra G, Bindler RC, Corbett C, Roll J, Daratha KB. Crit Care Med. 2014;42:2001-2006.
Patient-safety–related hospital deaths in England: thematic analysis of incidents reported to a national database, 2010–2012.
Donaldson LJ, Panesar SS, Darzi A. PLoS Med. 2014;11:e1001667.
Looking to the future of patient safety.
Carr S. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. July/August 2014;11:30-35.
Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards.
Sentinel Event Alert. August 20, 2014;(53):1-6.
Nursing homes cited 1,000 times for medication errors.
Pierrotti A. USA Today. August 18, 2014.
Success Stories from the AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 16, 2014; 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
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The Third World Congress of Clinical Safety.
International Association of Risk Management in Medicine. September 10–12, 2014; Ayre Gran Hotel Colon, Madrid, Spain.
Serious Reportable Events in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals: 2011–2013.
Biondolillo M. Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Department of Public Health. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts; August 2014.
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