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What’s New this Week | 03/04/15
The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
JOURNAL ARTICLE
The quality of hospital work environments and missed nursing care is linked to heart failure readmissions: a cross-sectional study of US hospitals. Brooks Carthon JM, Lasater KB, Sloane DM, Kutney-Lee A. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Feb 11; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic errors in the pediatric and neonatal ICU: a systematic review. Custer JW, Winters BD, Goode V, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015;16:29-36.
Psychological safety and error reporting within Veterans Health Administration hospitals. Derickson R, Fishman J, Osatuke K, Teclaw R, Ramsel D. J Patient Saf. 2015;11:60-66.
Improving resident morning sign-out by use of daily events reports. Nabors C, Patel D, Khera S, et al. J Patient Saf. 2015;11:36-41.
Impact of incorporating pharmacy claims data into electronic medication reconciliation. Phansalkar S, Her QL, Tucker AD, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72:212-217.
PRESS RELEASE/ANNOUNCEMENT
Design of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) duodenoscopes may impede effective cleaning. FDA Safety Communication. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; February 23, 2015.
BOOK/REPORT
Exploring the Potential Use of Safety Cases in Health Care. Safety Cases Working Group. London, UK: Health Foundation; 2015.
AUDIOVISUAL
For Colorado mom, story of daughter's hospital death is key to others' safety. Daley J. Colorado Public Radio. February 17, 2015.
LEGISLATION/REGULATION
Safety considerations to mitigate the risks of misconnections with small-bore connectors intended for enteral applications. Rockville, MD: Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food and Drug Administration; February 11, 2015.
GRANT
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects: Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and Long Term Care Facilities (R01). US Department of Health and Human Services; February 13, 2015. Program Announcement No. RFA-HS-15-002.
MEETING/CONFERENCE
Patient Safety Congress and Awards. Health Service Journal and the Nursing Times. July 6–7, 2015; ICC, Birmingham, UK.
Patients and Families as Partners: United in Safety. National Patient Safety Foundation. March 12, 2015; 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
Evolution of Anticoagulants and the Effects on Patient Safety. Institute for Safe Medication Practices. March 19, 2015; 1:30–3:00 PM (Eastern).

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Also of Note...
National Patient Safety Awareness Week. National Patient Safety Foundation.
Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Innovative Design and Development to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (P30). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 5, 2015. Funding Opportunity Announcement No. RFA-HS-15-001.
The Fourth World Congress of Clinical Safety. International Association of Risk Management in Medicine. September 28–30, 2015. Schlos Schonbrunn Apothekertrakt, Vienna, Austria.
2014 Annual Perspectives

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 Handoffs and Transitions
By Niraj Sehgal, MD, MPH

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By Sumant Ranji, MD

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