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What’s New this Week | 07/01/15
The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
A patient-initiated voluntary online survey of adverse medical events: the perspective of 696 injured patients and families. Southwick FS, Cranley NM, Hallisy JA. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jun 19; [Epub ahead of print].
Exploring health care professionals' perceptions of incidents and incident reporting in rehabilitation settings. Espin S, Carter C, Janes N, McAllister M. J Patient Saf. 2015 Jun 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Technology, cognition and error. Coiera E. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:417-422.
Current issues in patient safety in surgery: a review. Kim FJ, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Harlin T, Paul DL. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:26.
Concepts for the development of a customizable checklist for use by patients. Fernando RJ, Shapiro FE, Rosenberg NM, Bader AM, Urman RD. J Patient Saf. 2015 Jun 10; [Epub ahead of print].
We thought we would be perfect: medication errors before and after the initiation of computerized physician order entry. Schwartzberg D, Ivanovic S, Patel S, Burjonrappa SC. J Surg Res. 2015 Apr 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Best practices: an electronic drug alert program to improve safety in an accountable care environment. Griesbach S, Lustig A, Malsin L, Carley B, Westrich KD, Dubois RW. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2015;21:330-336.
Measuring teamwork in health care settings: a review of survey instruments. Valentine MA, Nembhard IM, Edmondson AC. Med Care. 2015;53:e16-e30.
Piece of my mind. I'm sorry. Kahn JS. JAMA. 2015;313:2427-2428.
Effect of distractions on operative performance and ability to multitask—a case for deliberate practice. Ahmed A, Ahmad M, Stewart CM, Francis HW, Bhatti NI. Laryngoscope. 2015;125:837-841.
When should surgeons stop operating? Whitehead N. National Public Radio. June 18, 2015.
When doctors don't talk to doctors. Bond A. New York Times. June 16, 2015.
Improving Patient Safety Culture Through Teamwork and Communication: TeamSTEPPS. Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; June 2015.
RCA2: Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm. National Patient Safety Foundation. July 15, 2015, 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).

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TeamSTEPPS in Office-based Care. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Research & Educational Trust. July 13–September 17, 2015.
2014 Serious Reportable Events in Massachusetts. Fillo KT. Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, Department of Public Health. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts; June 2015.
Partnering With Your Malpractice Insurance Program to Improve Safety in Surgery: TeamSTEPPS as Part of a Multifaceted Program TeamSTEPPS Webinar Series. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. July 8, 2015. 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
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