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Cause for concern: drug shortages disrupt operations, tax hospitalists' treatment patterns.
Collins TR. The Hospitalist. July 2011.
Systematically improving physician assignment during in-hospital transitions of care by enhancing a preexisting hospital electronic health record.
Zsenits B, Polashenski WA, Sterns RH, Brown DR IV, Moheet A. J Hosp Med. 2009;4:308-312.
Family-centered rounds on pediatric wards: a PRIS network survey of US and Canadian hospitalists.
Mittal VS, Sigrest T, Ottolini MC, et al. Pediatrics. 2010;126:37-43.
Obstetrician/gynecologist hospitalists: can we improve safety and outcomes for patients and hospitals and improve lifestyle for physicians?
Olson R, Garite TJ, Fishman A, Andress IF. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012;207:81-86.
Runy LA. Hosp Health Netw. May 2009.
Understanding communication during hospitalist service changes: a mixed methods study.
Hinami K, Farnan JM, Meltzer DO, Arora VM. J Hosp Med. 2009;4:535-540.
Delay in Initiating Antibiotics Leads to Fatal Error.
Bellini LM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
A comprehensive obstetrics patient safety program improves safety climate and culture.
Pettker CM, Thung SF, Raab CA, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204:216.e1-e6.
Results of a medication reconciliation survey from the 2006 Society of Hospital Medicine national meeting.
Clay BJ, Halasyamani L, Stucky ER, Greenwald JL, Williams MV. J Hosp Med. 2008;3:465-472.
The Role of Hospitalists in Patient Safety.
Scheurer D, ed. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2009. ISBN: 9781599403045.
Implementing patient safety interventions in your hospital: what to try and what to avoid.
Ranji SR, Shojania KG. Med Clin North Am. 2008;92:275-293.
Using computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support to improve referring physicians' implementation of consultants' medical recommendations.
Were MC, Abernathy G, Hui SL, Kempf C, Weiner M. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:196-202.
Exploring emergency physician–hospitalist handoff interactions: development of the Handoff Communication Assessment.
Apker J, Mallak LA, Applegate EB 3rd, et al. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;55:161-170.
Too Tight Control.
Rubin HR, Fajtova VT. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2004.
Hospitals move to reduce risk of night shift.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. May 28, 2008:D1.
Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists.
Kripalani S, Jackson AT, Schnipper JL, Coleman EA. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:314-323.
Kripalani S. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2007.
Hospital quality and patient safety competencies: development, description, and recommendations for use.
O'Leary KJ, Afsar-Manesh N, Budnitz T, Dunn AS, Myers JS. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:530-536.
Hospitalists as Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety: lessons learned and future directions.
Flanders SA, Kaufman SR, Saint S, Parekh VI. J Patient Saf. 2009;5:3-8.
Hospitalists as emerging leaders in patient safety: targeting a few to affect many.
Flanders SA, Kaufman SR, Saint S. J Patient Saf. 2005;1:78-82.
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