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Patients count on it: an initiative to reduce incorrect counts and prevent retained surgical items.
Norton EK, Martin C, Micheli AJ. AORN J. 2012;1:109-121.
Patient Safety Leadership WalkRounds™ at Partners HealthCare: learning from implementation.
Frankel A, Grillo SP, Baker EG, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31:423-437.
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.
Patient safety in women's health care: a framework for progress.
Gluck PA. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2007;21:525-36.
ProvenCare: quality improvement model for designing highly reliable care in cardiac surgery.
Berry SA, Doll MC, McKinley KE, Casale AS, Bothe A Jr. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:360-368.
Capturing more emergency department errors via an anonymous web-based reporting system.
Khare RK, Uren B, Wears RL. Qual Manag Health Care. 2005;14:91-94.
The health factory.
Spear SJ. New York Times. August 29, 2005;Editorials/Op-Ed section:15.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2009.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; January 2010.
Using four-phased unit-based patient safety walkrounds to uncover correctable system flaws.
Taylor AM, Chuo J, Figueroa-Altmann A, DiTaranto S, Shaw KN. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:396-403.
Increasing the use of 'smart' pump drug libraries by nurses: a continuous quality improvement project.
Harding AD. Am J Nurs. 2012;112:26-35.
An intervention to decrease patient identification band errors in a children's hospital.
Hain PD, Joers B, Rush M, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:244-247.
Hospital ethical climate and teamwork in acute care: the moderating role of leaders.
Rathert C, Fleming DA. Health Care Manage Rev. 2008;33:323-331.
Spreading a medication administration intervention organizationwide in six hospitals.
Kliger J, Singer S, Hoffman F, O'Neil E. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:51-60.
Systematic review of the application of the plan-do-study-act method to improve quality in healthcare.
Taylor MJ, McNicholas C, Nicolay C, Darzi A, Bell D, Reed JE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Sep 11; [Epub ahead of print].
The dawn of the robo-docs.
Weber DO. Hosp Health Netw. March 14, 2006.
Improving America's Hospitals: A Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
Rapid response teams and continuous quality improvement.
Dailey MS, Durkin S, Gulczynski B, Kearney M, Loeb B, Pouliot J. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. Nov/Dec 2009;6:28-31.
Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America.
Smith M, Saunders R, Stuckhardt L, McGinnis JM, eds. Committee on the Learning Health Care System in America, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2012. ISBN: 9780309260732.
Organizational culture, critical success factors, and the reduction of hospital errors.
Stock GN, McFadden KL, Gowen III, CR. Int J Prod Econ. 2007;106:368–392.
Medical record review of deaths, unexpected intensive care unit admissions and clinician referrals: detection of adverse events and insight into the system.
Dunn KL, Reddy P, Moulden A, Bowes G. Arch Dis Child. 2006;91:169-172.
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