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Teamwork in the operating room: frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel.
Sexton JB, Makary MA, Tersigni AR, et al. Anesthesiology. 2006;105:877-884.
Integrating CUSP and TRIP to improve patient safety.
Romig M, Goeschel C, Pronovost P, Berenholtz SM. Hosp Pract (Minneap). 2010;38:114-121.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Improving Health Care Quality.
Wisc Med J. 2006:105;1-86.
HealthGrades Quality Study: Third Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: Health Grades, Inc.; April 2006.
Making Strides in Safety.
Chicago, IL: American Medical Association.
Creating high reliability in health care organizations.
Pronovost PJ, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel CA, et al. Health Serv Res. 2006;41:1599-1617.
Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: teamwork in the eye of the beholder.
Makary MA, Sexton JB, Freischlag JA, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2006;202:746-752.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Pharmacopeia; 2011.
The safety culture in a children's hospital.
Grant MJC, Donaldson AE, Larsen GY. J Nurs Care Qual. 2006;21:223-229.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: An Update on the Quality of American Health Care Through the Patient's Lens.
Davis K, Schoen S, Schoenbaum SC, et al. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; April 2006.
Systematic review: impact of health information technology on quality, efficiency, and costs of medical care.
Chaudhry B, Wang J, Wu S, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:742-752.
Achieving an Exceptional Patient and Family Experience of Inpatient Hospital Care.
Balik B, Conway J, Zipperer L, Watson J. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2011.
Developing a medication patient safety program, part 2: process and implementation.
Mark SM, Weber RJ. Hosp Pharm. 2007;42:249–254.
Practitioners agree on medication reconciliation value, but frustration and difficulties abound.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 13, 2006;11:1-2.
Kaiser Permanente's performance improvement system, part 4: creating a learning organization.
Schilling L, Dearing JW, Staley P, Harvey P, Fahey L, Kuruppu F. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:532-543.
Hospital patient safety: characteristics of best-performing hospitals.
Longo DR, Hewett JE, Ge B, Schubert S. J Healthc Manag. 2007;52:188-204; discussion 204-205.
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.
The objective impact of clinical peer review on hospital quality and safety.
Edwards MT. Am J Med Qual. 2011;26:110-119.
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.
Errors and the burden of errors: attitudes, perceptions, and the culture of safety in pediatric cardiac surgical teams.
Bognár A, Barach P, Johnson JK, et al. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008;85:1374-1381.
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