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Patient Safety in Canada: An Update.
Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Institute for Health Information; August 14, 2007.
HAC Posting on Hospital Compare.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
HealthGrades Sixth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2009.
Empowered to improve.
Gardner E. Mod Healthc. May 18, 2009;39:28-31.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Do HSMRs really measure patient safety?
Leatt P, ed. Healthcare Papers. 2008;8:4-75.
HealthGrades Quality Study: Fourth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2007.
Medicare releases patient safety ratings for hospitals.
Rau J. Kaiser Health News. October 17, 2011.
HealthGrades Seventh Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; March 2010.
Association of a clinical knowledge support system with improved patient safety, reduced complications and shorter length of stay among Medicare beneficiaries in acute care hospitals in the United States.
Bonis PA, Pickens GT, Rind DM, Foster DA. Int J Med Inform. 2008;77:745-753.
HSMR: A New Approach for Measuring Hospital Mortality Trends in Canada.
Ottawa, ON, Canada: Canadian Institute for Health Information; 2007. ISBN: 9781554651849.
How often are potential patient safety events present on admission?
Houchens RL, Elixhauser A, Romano PS. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:154-163.
HealthGrades Quality Study: Fifth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2008.
The objective impact of clinical peer review on hospital quality and safety.
Edwards MT. Am J Med Qual. 2011;26:110-119.
Measurement for improvement: a survey of current practice in Australian public hospitals.
Brand CA, Tropea J, Ibrahim JE, et al. Med J Aust. 2008;189:35-40.
New York City puts hospital error data online.
Kershaw S. New York Times. Sepember 7, 2007;Metro Desk section:B1.
Preliminary assessment of pediatric health care quality and patient safety in the United States using readily available administrative data.
McDonald KM, Davies SM, Haberland CA, et al. Pediatrics. 2008;122:e416-e425.
Are Patient Safety Indicators related to widely used measures of hospital quality?
Isaac T, Jha AK. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:1373-1378.
Comparing measures of patient safety for inpatient care provided to veterans within and outside the VA system in New York.
Weeks WB, West AN, Rosen AK, Bagian JP. Qual Saf Health Care. 2008;17:58-64.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2011.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2011.
Hospital mortality: when failure is not a good measure of success.
Shojania KG, Forster AJ. CMAJ. 2008;179:153-157.
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