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A team-based approach to reducing cardiac monitor alarms.
Dandoy CE, Davies SM, Flesch L, et al. Pediatrics. 2014 Nov 10; [Epub ahead of print].
The impact of hospital-acquired conditions on Medicare program payments.
Kandilov AMG, Coomer NM, Dalton K. Medicare Medicaid Res Rev. 2014;4:E1-E23.
Quantification of the Hawthorne effect in hand hygiene compliance monitoring using an electronic monitoring system: a retrospective cohort study.
Srigley JA, Furness CD, Baker GR, Gardam M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:974-980.
Tools for primary care patient safety: a narrative review.
Spencer R, Campbell SM. BMC Fam Pract. 2014;15:166.
Electronic surveillance and pharmacist intervention for vulnerable older inpatients on high-risk medication regimens.
Peterson JF, Kripalani S, Danciu I, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Nov 3; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnosing overdiagnosis: conceptual challenges and suggested solutions.
Hofmann B. Eur J Epidemiol. 2014;29:599-604.
Examining the validity of AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs): is variation in PSI composite score related to hospital organizational factors?
Shin MH, Sullivan JL, Rosen AK, et al. Med Care Res Rev. 2014 Nov 6; [Epub ahead of print].
An intervention to improve transitions from NICU to ambulatory care: quasi-experimental study.
Moyer VA, Papile LA, Eichenwald E, Giardino AP, Khan MM, Singh H. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:e3.
Rapid response systems.
Hillman KM, Chen J, Jones D. Med J Aust. 2014;201:519-521.
Four-year impact of an alert notification system on closed-loop communication of critical test results.
Lacson R, Prevedello LM, Andriole KP, et al. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014;203:933-938.
America's Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission's Annual Report 2014.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2014.
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Magnet in Support of Patient Safety.
Lewis L, ed. J Nurs Adm. 2014;44(suppl 10):S1-S53.
Hospital Engagement Networks participants make big strides in reducing patient harm and readmissions.
Vesely R. Hosp Health Netw. November 2014;88:26-31.
TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Online Master Trainer Course.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. November 19, 2014; January 7, 2015; January 12, 2015.
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Also of Note...
Call for proposals: 2015 TeamSTEPPS National Conference.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association.
ISMP Medication Safety Intensive.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices. December 5-6, 2014; Business Expo Center, Anaheim, CA.
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