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Description and evaluation of adaptations to the Global Trigger Tool to enhance value to adverse event reduction efforts.
Kennerly DA, Saldaña M, Kudyakov R, da Graca B, Nicewander D, Compton J. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:87-95.
The importance of failing forward. All of us will fail and make mistakes, but how can they benefit us and our organizations?
Hofmann PB. Healthc Exec. 2012 May-Jun;27:64,66-67.
The Safe Tables Collaborative: a statewide experience.
Wagner CA, Cecchettini D, Fletcher J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:206-210.
Patient Safety as an Exercise in Behavioral Change.
Leape LL. Social and Behavioral Sciences in Action. Washington, DC: National Research Council of the National Academies. September 24, 2012.
Could it happen here? Learning from other organizations' safety errors.
Conway J. Healthc Exec. November/December 2008;23:64-67.
The competitive imperative of learning.
Edmondson AC. Harv Bus Rev. 2008;86:60-67, 160.
Patient safety climate in hospitals: act locally on variation across units.
Campbell EG, Singer S, Kitch BT, Iezzoni LI, Meyer GS. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:319-326.
The 2012 Fifth International High Reliability Conference Proceedings.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; May 21–23, 2012.
A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial.
Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2009;150:178-187.
Tapping front-line knowledge: identifying problems as they occur helps enhance patient safety.
Luther K, Resar RK. Healthc Exec. Jan/Feb 2013;28:84-87.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2009.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; January 2010.
Transparency and public reporting are essential for a safe health care system.
Leape LL. Perspect Health Reform. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; March 17, 2010.
Structuring patient and family involvement in medical error event disclosure and analysis.
Etchegaray JM, Ottosen MJ, Burress L, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014;33:46-52.
Use of an appreciative inquiry approach to improve resident sign-out in an era of multiple shift changes.
Helms AS, Perez TE, Baltz J, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:287-291.
Safety in numbers: the development of Leapfrog's composite patient safety score for US hospitals.
Austin JM, D'Andrea G, Birkmeyer JD, et al. J Patient Saf. 2014;10:64-71.
Examining the impact of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) on the Veterans Health Administration: the case of readmissions.
Rosen AK, Loveland S, Shin M, et al. Med Care. 2013;51:37-44.
As she lay dying: how I fought to stop medical errors from killing my mom.
Welch JR. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012;31:2817-2820.
CPOE: it don't come easy.
Anderson HJ. Health Data Manag. January 1, 2009;17:18.
Implementing a national program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection: a quality improvement collaboration of state hospital associations, academic medical centers, professional societies, and governmental agencies.
Fakih MG, George C, Edson BS, Goeschel CA, Saint S. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:1048-1054.
"July Effect": impact of the academic year-end changeover on patient outcomes. A systematic review.
Young JQ, Ranji SR, Wachter RM, Lee CM, Niehaus B, Auerbach AD. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:309-315.
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