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What’s New this Week | 08/27/14
The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
JOURNAL ARTICLE
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].
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.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Looking to the future of patient safety. Carr S. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. July/August 2014;11:30-35.
LEGISLATION/REGULATION
Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards. Sentinel Event Alert. August 20, 2014;(53):1-6.
AUDIOVISUAL
Nursing homes cited 1,000 times for medication errors. Pierrotti A. USA Today. August 18, 2014.
MEETING/CONFERENCE
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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Also of Note...
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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