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10 things your hospital won't tell you.
Kapadia R. Smart Money. October 2006;15:112-114.
2006 Quest for Quality Prize.
Runy LA. Hosp Health Netw. September 2006.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Improving Health Care Quality.
Wisc Med J. 2006:105;1-86.
HAC Posting on Hospital Compare.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Griffin FA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:726-731.
HealthGrades Sixth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2009.
Maintaining and sustaining the
On the CUSP: Stop BSI
model in Hawaii.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ, Pham JC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:51-60.
Battling hospital-acquired infections.
Gross T. "Fresh Air." National Public Radio. January 9, 2008.
Hospital-acquired infections in Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council; November 2006.
Eradicating central line–associated bloodstream infections statewide: the Hawaii experience.
Lin DM, Weeks K, Bauer L, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:124-129.
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
A multidisciplinary approach to reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
McMullan C, Propper G, Schuhmacher C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:61-69.
A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals.
Yokoe DS, Mermel LA, Anderson DJ, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29:901-994.
Balancing "no blame" with accountability in patient safety.
Wachter RM, Pronovost PJ. N Engl J Med. 2009;361:1401-1406.
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Creating high reliability in health care organizations.
Pronovost PJ, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel CA, et al. Health Serv Res. 2006;41:1599-1617.
National Healthcare Quality Reports.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2013. AHRQ Publication No. 13-0002.
New York City puts hospital error data online.
Kershaw S. New York Times. Sepember 7, 2007;Metro Desk section:B1.
Patient safety: the synergy of technology and behavior.
Yarbrough C, Rypkema S. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. January-February 2008;5:32-35.
It's not all about me: motivating hand hygiene among health care professionals by focusing on patients.
Grant AM, Hofmann DA. Psychol Sci. 2011;22:1494-1499.
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