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Staggered Sensitivity Results
Guglielmo BJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2007.
Lost surgical specimens, lost opportunities.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2005;2:1-5.
Preparing your hospital for compliance with The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals.
Murdaugh L, Jordin R. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:728-733.
Communicating Critical Test Results.
Burlington, MA: Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors; 2003.
The Result Stopped Here.
Astion M. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2004.
Adequacy of hospital discharge summaries in documenting tests with pending results and outpatient follow-up providers.
Were MC, Li X, Kesterson J, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24:1002-1006.
Timely follow-up of abnormal diagnostic imaging test results in an outpatient setting: are electronic medical records achieving their potential?
Singh H, Thomas EJ, Mani S, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:1578-1586.
Trends in primary care clinician perceptions of a new electronic health record.
El-Kareh R, Gandhi TK, Poon EG, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24:464-468.
Impact of health information technology interventions to improve medication laboratory monitoring for ambulatory patients: a systematic review.
Fischer SH, Tjia J, Field TS. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:631-636.
Management of test results in family medicine offices.
Elder NC, McEwen TR, Flach JM, Gallimore JJ. Ann Fam Med. 2009;7:343-351.
Improving follow-up of abnormal cancer screens using electronic health records: trust but verify test result communication.
Singh H, Wilson L, Petersen LA, et al. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2009;9:49.
Eight recommendations for policies for communicating abnormal test results.
Singh H, Vij MS. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:226-232.
A 60-year-old man with delayed care for a renal mass.
Schiff GD. JAMA. 2011;305:1890-1898.
Abnormal Volunteer Results
Fernandez CV. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2007.
Lost in the Black Hole.
Wachter RM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2003.
Measuring mobile patient safety information system success: an empirical study.
Jen WY, Chao CC. Int J Med Inform. 2008;77:689-697.
July 2011 Author in the Room Teleconference
Schiff GD. Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Journal of the American Medical Association. July 20, 2011.
Communication outcomes of critical imaging results in a computerized notification system.
Singh H, Arora HS, Vij MS, Rao R, Khan MM, Petersen LA. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2007;14:459-466.
Incomplete care—on the trail of flaws in the system.
Gandhi TK, Zuccotti G, Lee TH. N Engl J Med. 2011;365:486-488.
Notification of abnormal lab test results in an electronic medical record: do any safety concerns remain?
Singh H, Thomas EJ, Sittig DF, et al. Am J Med. 2010;123:238-244.
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