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The National Medical Error Disclosure and Compensation (MEDiC) Act.
S 1784, 109th Cong, 1st Sess (2005).
Fair and Reliable Medical Justice Act.
S 1337, 109th Cong, 1st Sess (Mt 2005).
An alternative to the clinical negligence system.
Furniss R, Ormond-Walshe S. BMJ. 2007;334:400-402.
Report: hospital errors cost 18 lives.
Rojas-Burke J. Oregonian. January 30, 2007:B01.
Patient safety and quality improvement.
Federal Register. February 12, 2008;73:8112-8183.
Translating patient safety legislation into health care practice.
Rabinowitz ABK, Clarke JR, Marella W, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:676-681.
Drill down with root cause analysis.
McDonald A, Leyhane T. Nurs Manage. 2005;36:26-32.
Patient Safety Toolbox.
Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy.
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005.
Pub L No. 109-41.
NEW JERSEY LEGISLATION
Requires DHSS to make reported information about certain adverse events publicly available.
New Jersey Legislature. A4327 (2007).
Influence of state laws mandating reporting of healthcare-associated infections: the case of central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Pakyz AL, Edmond MB. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:780-784.
Language barriers to health care in the United States.
Flores G. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:229-231.
No pay for "never event" errors becoming standard.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. January 7, 2008.
Risk Management Pearls on Disclosure of Adverse Events.
Amori G. Chicago, IL: American Society for Healthcare Risk Management; 2006.
Fostering rational regulation of patient safety.
Mello MM, Kelly CN, Brennan TA. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2005;30:375-426.
No-fault compensation in New Zealand: harmonizing injury compensation, provider accountability, and patient safety.
Bismark M, Paterson R. Health Aff (Millwood). 2006;25:278-283.
In Conversation with…Troyen A. Brennan, MD, JD, MPH
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2005.
Hospital Reporting of Deaths Related to Restraint and Seclusion.
Office of the Inspector General. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; September 2006. Report No. OEI-09-04-00350.
Medical error reduction and tort reform through private contractually-based quality medicine societies.
MacCourt D, Bernstein J. Am J Law Med. 2009;35:505-561.
Safety and Quality Initiatives.
Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 109th Cong, 1st Sess (June 9, 2005).
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