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A plan for achieving significant improvement in patient safety.
Johnson K, Maultsby CC. J Nurs Care Qual. 2007;22:164-171.
The effect of the fit between organizational culture and structure on medication errors in medical group practices.
Kaissi A, Kralewski J, Dowd B, Heaton A. Health Care Manage Rev. 2007;32:12-21.
If safety is your yardstick, measuring culture from the top down must be a priority.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 22, 2007;12:1-2.
Measuring perinatal patient safety: review of current methods.
Simpson KR. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2006;35:432-442.
The safety culture in a children's hospital.
Grant MJC, Donaldson AE, Larsen GY. J Nurs Care Qual. 2006;21:223-229.
Improving America's Hospitals: A Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
Work-hour restrictions as an ethical dilemma for residents.
Carpenter RO, Austin MT, Tarpley JL, Griffin MR, Lomis KD. Amer J Surg. 2006;191:527-532.
Evaluation of the culture of safety: survey of clinicians and managers in an academic medical center.
Pronovost PJ, Weast B, Holzmueller CG, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2003;12:405-410.
Assessing patient safety culture: a review and synthesis of the measurement tools.
Singla AK, Kitch BT, Weissman JS, Campbell EG. J Patient Saf. 2006;2:105-115.
Web sites compare how hospitals measure up.
Neary L. "Talk of the Nation." National Public Radio. August 26, 2008.
5 sure-fire methods: complying with NPSG.03.04.01.
Joint Commission: The Source. January 2012;10:5-6.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2007.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2007.
The Safety Organizing Scale: development and validation of a behavioral measure of safety culture in hospital nursing units.
Vogus TJ, Sutcliffe KM. Med Care. 2007;45:46-54.
Benchmarking surgical incident reports using a database and a triage system to reduce adverse outcomes.
Antonacci AC, Lam S, Lavarias V, Homel P, Eavey RD. Arch Surg. 2008;143:1192-1197.
An inpatient fall prevention initiative in a tertiary care hospital.
Weinberg J, Proske D, Szerszen A, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:317-325.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Patient Safety Papers.
Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2005;8:1-156.
A survey of factors affecting clinician acceptance of clinical decision support.
Sittig DF, Krall MA, Dykstra RH, Russell A, Chin HL. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2006;6:6.
Review of the Australian Incident Monitoring System.
Spigelman AD, Swan J. ANZ J Surg. 2005;75:657-661.
The National Report Card on the State of Emergency Medicine.
Dallas, TX: American College of Emergency Physicians.
Patient safety in surgery.
Makary MA, Sexton JB, Freischlag JA, et al. Ann Surg. 2006;243:628-635.
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