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Framework for a High Performance Health System for the United States.
The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; August 2006.
Achievements in eliminating healthcare-associated infections awards.
Washington, DC: US Health and Human Services and Critical Care Societies Collaborative. December 7, 2010.
Do hospitals provide lower quality care on weekends?
Becker DJ. Health Serv Res. 2007;42:1589-1612.
Hospital implementation of computerized provider order entry systems: results from the 2003 Leapfrog Group quality and safety survey.
Hillman JM, Given RS. J Healthc Inf Manag. Fall 2005;19:55-65.
The impact of a pharmacist's participation on hospitalists' rounds.
Patel R, Butler K, Garrett D, Badger N, Cheoun D, Hallman L. Hosp Pharm. 2010;45:129–134.
U.S. adoption of computerized physician order entry systems.
Cutler DM, Feldman NE, Horwitz JR. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005;24:1654-1663.
Preventing hospital-acquired infections: a national survey of practices reported by U.S. hospitals in 2005 and 2009.
Krein SL, Kowalski CP, Hofer TP, Saint S. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:773-779.
A novel approach to increase residents' involvement in reporting adverse events.
Scott DR, Weimer M, English C, et al. Acad Med. 2011;86:742-746.
Hospital do-not-resuscitate orders: why they have failed and how to fix them.
Yuen JK, Reid MC, Fetters MD. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26:791-797.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards $1.5 million to identify ways to keep patients safe and improve quality.
Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; September 17, 2009.
Hospitals tie CEO bonuses to safety.
Rowland C. Boston Globe. May 5, 2007:1A.
More states shred bills for awful medical errors: patients in 23 states will no longer pay for certain mistakes, hospitals say.
Aleccia J. MSNBC News. August 12, 2008.
Building physician work hour regulations from first principles and best evidence.
Volpp KG, Landrigan CP. JAMA. 2008;300:1197-1199.
Duty hours in emergency medicine: balancing patient safety, resident wellness, and the resident training experience: a consensus response to the 2008 Institute of Medicine resident duty hours recommendations.
Wagner MJ, Wolf S, Promes S, et al. J Emerg Med. 2010;39:348-355.
Cost implications of ACGME's 2011 changes to resident duty hours and the training environment.
Nuckols TK, Escarce JJ. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:241-249.
Carpenter D. Hosp Health Netw. November 2007;81:34-38.
Driving out errors, with mom in mind.
Weinstock M. Hosp Health Netw. April 2011.
Insurers stop paying for care linked to errors.
Fuhrmans V. Wall Street Journal. January 15, 2008:D1.
Many Mass. hospitals will pay for errors.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. September 17, 2007;Metro section:1A.
Medicare's policy not to pay for treating hospital-acquired conditions: the impact.
McNair PD, Luft HS, Bindman AB. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009;28:1485-1493.
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