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Get me out alive.
Feldman R. The Washington Post. May 2, 2006:HE01.
Effects of technological interventions on the safety of a medication-use system.
Skibinski KA, White BA, Lin LI, Dong Y, Wu W. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:90-96.
Improving America's Hospitals: A Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
Identification of inpatient DNR status: a safety hazard begging for standardization.
Sehgal NL, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:366-371.
Safety in the NICU: preventing medical errors.
Stokowski LA. Highlights of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses 22nd Annual Conference [Medscape.com]. March 8, 2007.
This isn't my information! The impact of accurate identity management on patient safety.
Garcia R. Health Manag Technol. 2013;34:10-11.
Five hospitals release data on inspections.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. April 21, 2007:B1.
Patient misidentification in Papanicolaou tests: a systems-based approach to reducing errors.
Meyer E, Underwood RS, Padmanabhan V. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009;133:1297-1300.
Hospitals target risks of color wristbands.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. April 4, 2007:D5.
Eliminating Serious, Preventable, and Costly Medical Errors - Never Events.
Baltimore, MD: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Public Affairs; May 18, 2006.
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Cognitive Factors in Health Care.
Rogers WA, ed. J Exp Psychol Appl. 2011;17:191-302.
The effectiveness of inking needle core prostate biopsies for preventing patient specimen identification errors: a technique to address Joint Commission patient safety goals in specialty laboratories.
Raff LJ, Engel G, Beck KR, O'Brien AS, Bauer ME. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009;133:295-297.
Hospital bracelets face hurdles as they fix hazard.
Hartocollis A. New York Times. September 25, 2008; Metropolitan Desk section: A1.
Avoiding medical error.
Colvin G. "The Colvin Interview." CNN. February 5, 2007.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2005;40:844-847.
Huff C. Trustee Magazine. October 2011.
Shojania KG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2003.
"Save Lives Now" project.
Hospitals and Health Networks.
Empowered to improve.
Gardner E. Mod Healthc. May 18, 2009;39:28-31.
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