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Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Eleventh Annual Public Report.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; February 2015.
Never Events: Framework 2009/10.
National Patient Safety Agency. London, UK: National Reporting and Learning Service; 2009.
Carpenter D. Hosp Health Netw. November 2007;81:34-38.
Listen to the Family.
Campbell D Jr. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2004.
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.
No pay for "never event" errors becoming standard.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. January 7, 2008.
Reused devices, surgery's deadly suspects.
Klein A. The Washington Post. December 30, 2005:A3.
Errors with concentrated epinephrine in otolaryngology.
Shah RK, Hoy E, Roberson DW, Nielsen D. Laryngoscope. 2008;118:1928-1930.
Revisiting duty-hour limits — IOM recommendations for patient safety and resident education.
Iglehart JK. N Engl J Med. 2008;359:2633-2635.
Developing a medication patient safety program — infrastructure and strategy.
Mark SM, Weber RJ. Hosp Pharm. 2007;42:149-156.
Organ donor's surgery death sparks questions.
Cohen E. CNN. April 9, 2012.
Serious Reportable Events in Healthcare—2011 Update.
Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2011. ISBN: 9780982842188.
NY Medicaid ups the ante: by refusing to pay for 14 'never events,' the nation's biggest Medicaid program could propel other states into action.
DerGurahian J. Mod Healthc. June 16, 2008;38:6.
The silence of the unblown whistle: the Nevada hepatitis C public health crisis.
Leary E, Diers D. Yale J Biol Med. 2013;86:79-87.
Potential unintended consequences due to Medicare's "No Pay for Errors Rule"? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents.
Mookherjee S, Vidyarthi AR, Ranji SR, Maselli J, Wachter RM, Baron RB. J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25:1097-1101.
Opportunities and Recommendations for State–Federal Coordination to Improve Health System Performance: A Focus on Patient Safety.
Buxbaum J. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy; January 2010.
Mackenzie CF. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors.
Committee on the Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care. Washington, DC: National Research Council; 2011. ISBN: 9780309212366.
Adverse Events in Hospitals: Overview of Key Issues.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; December 2008. Report No. OEI-06-07-00470.
Quality Advisory: Implementing a No-Charge Policy for Serious, Adverse Events.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association; February 12, 2008.
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