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Electronic health record–related safety concerns: a cross-sectional survey.
Menon S, Singh H, Meyer AN, Belmont E, Sittig DF. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2014;34:14-26.
Cost-benefit analysis of a medical emergency team in a children's hospital.
Bonafide CP, Localio AR, Song L, et al. Pediatrics. 2014;134:235-241.
Evaluating the effect of safety culture on error reporting: a comparison of managerial and staff perspectives.
Richter JP, McAlearney AS, Pennell ML. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jul 28; [Epub ahead of print].
A qualitative evaluation of the barriers and facilitators toward implementation of the WHO surgical safety checklist across hospitals in England: lessons from the "Surgical Checklist Implementation Project."
Russ SJ, Sevdalis N, Moorthy K, et al. Ann Surg. 2014 Jul 28; [Epub ahead of print].
The morbidity and mortality conference as an adverse event surveillance tool in a paediatric intensive care unit.
Cifra CL, Jones KL, Ascenzi J, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Jul 18; [Epub ahead of print].
Mittal V. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2014;61:663-670.
Test result communication in primary care: clinical and office staff perspectives.
Litchfield IJ, Bentham LM, Lilford RJ, Greenfield SM. Fam Pract. 2014 Jul 28; [Epub ahead of print]
Positive deviance: a different approach to achieving patient safety.
Lawton R, Taylor N, Clay-Williams R, Braithwaite J. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Jul 21; [Epub ahead of print].
Interventions to reduce medication errors in pediatric intensive care.
Manias E, Kinney S, Cranswick N, Williams A, Borrott N. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Jul 24; [Epub ahead of print].
Advances in the Prevention and Control of HAIs.
Battles JB, Cleeman JI, Kahn KL, Weinberg DA, eds. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2014. AHRQ Publication No. 14-0003.
Safety-I and Safety-II: The Past and Future of Safety Management.
Hollnagel E. Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Ashgate; 2014. ISBN: 9781472423085.
Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014.
HR 3230, 113th Congress (2014).
CA sitting on millions in hospital fines.
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. August 7, 2014.
Using Health IT to Reduce Medication Errors and Improve Patient Safety.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. August 26, 2014; 2:30–4:00 PM (Eastern).
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Patient Safety in the Context of Perinatal, Neonatal, and Pediatric Care.
Bethesda, MD: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. August 6, 2014. PA-14-311; PA-14-312; PA-14-313.
ISMP Cheers Awards.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award.
The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum.
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