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Our broken health care system and how to fix it: an essay on health law and policy.
Jost TS. Wake Forest Law Rev. 2006;41:537-618.
Errors with concentrated epinephrine in otolaryngology.
Shah RK, Hoy E, Roberson DW, Nielsen D. Laryngoscope. 2008;118:1928-1930.
Collegiality vs. Competence
Sagin T. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2006.
Constitutional arguments in favor of modifying the HCQIA to allow the dissemination of physician information to healthcare consumers.
Chernitsky LA. Wash Lee Law Rev. Spring 2006;63:737-776.
"Health courts" and accountability for patient safety.
Mello MM, Studdert DM, Kachalia AB, Brennan TA. Milbank Q. 2006;84:459-492.
To Err Is Human — To Delay Is Deadly.
Jewell K, McGiffert L. Austin, TX: Consumers Union; 2009.
M.R.I.'s strong magnets cited in accidents.
McNeil DG Jr. New York Times. August 19, 2005;National Desk section:1.
Report: hospital errors cost 18 lives.
Rojas-Burke J. Oregonian. January 30, 2007:B01.
Hospitals save money, but safety is questioned.
Klein A. The Washington Post. December 11, 2005:A01.
Preventing fatal errors.
Bailey B, Sevrens Lyons J. The Mercury News. November 27, 2005.
The evolution of the apology.
Newfield JS. Home Health Care Manage Pract. 2007;19:137-139.
Evaluation of the implementation of the alert issued by the UK National Patient Safety Agency on the storage and handling of potassium chloride concentrate solution.
Lankshear AJ, Sheldon TA, Lowson KV, Watt IS, Wright J. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:196-201.
Hospital trustees shift their focus to medical safety.
Rowland C. Boston Globe. March 5, 2007:A1.
Fostering rational regulation of patient safety.
Mello MM, Kelly CN, Brennan TA. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2005;30:375-426.
Shepherding change: how the market, healthcare providers, and public policy can deliver quality care for the 21st century.
Kennedy P, Pronovost P. Crit Care Med. 2006;34(suppl 3):S1-S6.
Regulating patient safety: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Furrow BR. Univ PA Law Rev. 2011;159:1727-1775.
Learning from Bristol: The Report of the Public Inquiry into Children's Heart Surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary 1984–1995.
London, England: The Stationery Office; July 2001.
Making the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 work.
Vemula R, Assaf RR, Al-Assaf AF. J Healthc Qual. 2007;29:6-10.
Excusable neglect in malpractice suits against radiologists: a proposed jury instruction to recognize the human condition.
Caldwell C, Seamone ER. Ann Health Law. Winter 2007;16:43-77.
Language barriers to health care in the United States.
Flores G. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:229-231.
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