PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
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HealthGrades Quality Study: Fourth Annual Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades, Inc.; April 2007.
New York City puts hospital error data online.
Kershaw S. New York Times. Sepember 7, 2007;Metro Desk section:B1.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2009.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; January 2010.
Consumers' Priorities for Hospital Quality Improvement and Implications for Public Reporting.
Ginsburg M, Glasmire K. Oakland, CA: California HealthCare Foundation; April 2011.
Web sites compare how hospitals measure up.
Neary L. "Talk of the Nation." National Public Radio. August 26, 2008.
Publicly available hospital comparison web sites: determination of useful, valid, and appropriate information for comparing surgical quality.
Leonardi MJ, McGory ML, Ko CY. Arch Surg. 2007;142:863-869.
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.
Driving out errors, with mom in mind.
Weinstock M. Hosp Health Netw. April 2011.
First do no harm.
Allen M. Washington Monthly. March/April 2011.
Hospitals shine light on mistakes by publicly saying: "we're sorry."
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. August 11, 2008;51:1.
Improving America's Hospitals—The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission.
Do no harm: hospital care in Las Vegas.
Allen M, Richards A. Las Vegas Sun. June 27, 2010.
Hidden mistakes in hospitals.
Kauffman M, Altimari D. The Hartford Courant. November 15, 2009;Final:A1.
Improving America's Hospitals: A Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
Transparency and public reporting are essential for a safe health care system.
Leape LL. Perspect Health Reform. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; March 17, 2010.
More families hear apologies following medical mistakes.
Greene L. St. Petersburg Times. August 19, 2008.
Validity of selected AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators based on VA National Surgical Quality Improvement program data.
Romano PS, Mull HJ, Rivard PE, et al. Health Serv Res. 2009;44:182-204.
Protecting patients: hospitals wrestle with reporting and fixing medical mistakes.
Collins LM. Deseret Morning News. July 8, 2007;A1.
Public reporting of antibiotic timing in patients with pneumonia: lessons from a flawed performance measure.
Wachter RM, Flanders SA, Fee C, Pronovost PJ. Ann Intern Med. 2008;149:29-32.
Adherence to Surgical Care Improvement Project measures and the association with postoperative infections.
Stulberg JJ, Delaney CP, Neuhauser DV, Aron DC, Fu P, Koroukian SM. JAMA. 2010;303:2479-2485.
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