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Implementing a national program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection: a quality improvement collaboration of state hospital associations, academic medical centers, professional societies, and governmental agencies.
Fakih MG, George C, Edson BS, Goeschel CA, Saint S. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:1048-1054.
Patient engagement in the inpatient setting: a systematic review.
Prey JE, Woollen J, Wilcox L, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Nov 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Overdiagnosis in low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer.
Patz EF Jr, Pinsky P, Gatsonis C, et al; NLST Overdiagnosis Manuscript Writing Team. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Dec 9; [Epub ahead of print].
Texting while doctoring: a patient safety hazard.
Sinsky CA, Beasley JW. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:782-783.
Safe use of electronic health records and health information technology systems: trust but verify.
Denham CR, Classen DC, Swenson SJ, Henderson MJ, Zeltner T, Bates DW. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:177-189.
Primary care physician communication at hospital discharge reduces medication discrepancies.
Lindquist LA, Yamahiro A, Garrett A, Zei C, Feinglass JM. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:672-677.
Automated adverse event detection collaborative: electronic adverse event identification, classification, and corrective actions across academic pediatric institutions.
Stockwell DC, Kirkendall E, Muething SE, Kloppenborg E, Vinodrao H, Jacobs BR. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:203-210.
Residency Training—A Decade of Duty-Hour Regulations.
Weinstein DF, Arora V, Drolet B, Reynolds EE. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:e32.
Findings and Lessons From the AHRQ Ambulatory Safety and Quality Program.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2013. AHRQ Publication No. 13-0067-EF.
How to Identify and Address Unsafe Conditions Associated With Health IT.
Wallace C, Zimmer KP, Possanza L, Giannini R, Solomon R. Washington, DC: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; November 15, 2013.
To make hospitals less deadly, a dose of data.
Rosenberg T. New York Times. December 4, 2013.
MARQUIS Medication Reconciliation Resource Center.
Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS). Philadelpha, PA: Society for Hospital Medicine.
Exploratory and Developmental Grant to Improve Health Care Quality Through Health Information Technology (R21).
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 13, 2013. Funding Opportunity Announcement No. PA-14-001.
The Role of the Board in Quality and Safety.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement. April 3–4, 2014; The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA.
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Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Innovative Design and Development to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (P30).
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 22, 2013. Funding Opportunity Announcement No. RFA-HS-14-005.
CUSP Implementation Workshop.
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. January 7-8, 2014; Constellation Energy Building Conference Center, Baltimore, MD.
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