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What’s New this Week | 04/16/14
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The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
JOURNAL ARTICLE
A systematic review of the affects of resident duty hour restrictions in surgery: impact on resident wellness, training, and patient outcomes. Ahmed N, Devitt KS, Keshet I, et al. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar 21; [Epub ahead of print].
Patient safety incidents in home hospice care: the experiences of hospice interdisciplinary team members. Smucker DR, Regan S, Elder NC, Gerrety E. J Palliat Med. 2014 Feb 27; [Epub ahead of print].
Instituting a culture of professionalism: the establishment of a Center for Professionalism and Peer Support. Shapiro J, Whittemore A, Tsen LC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:168-177.
Leadership, safety climate, and continuous quality improvement: impact on process quality and patient safety. McFadden KL, Stock GN, Gowen CR III. Health Care Manage Rev. 2014 Feb 21; [Epub ahead of print].
How can the criminal law support the provision of quality in healthcare? Yeung K, Horder J. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Mar 5; [Epub ahead of print].
Institutional disclosure: promise and problems. Wolk SW, Sine DM, Paull DE. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2014;33:24-32.
Implementing the Safety Thermometer tool in one NHS trust. Buckley C, Cooney K, Sills E, Sullivan E. Br J Nurs. 2014;23:268-272. 
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Is your hospital really as safe as you think? Our updated hospital safety score can help you find out. Consum Rep. March 27, 2014; [Epub ahead of print].
Still outside the bull's eye: 2014–2015 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices. ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 27, 2014;19:1-5.
MEETING/CONFERENCE
The 6th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships for Quality & Safety. Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care. August 6–8, 2014. Westin Bayshore Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Leading Adaptive Change. Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Plexus Institute. May 5–7, 2014. Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.

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Also of Note...
Reducing Avoidable Readmissions by Improving Transitions in Care. Institute for Healthcare Improvement. April 23–24, 2014; Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA.
Patient Safety Certificate Program. Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. May 5–9, 2014; Constellation Energy Building Conference Center, Baltimore, MD.
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