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What’s New this Week | 10/15/14
The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Support from hospital to home for elders: a randomized trial. Goldman LE, Sarkar U, Kessell E, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2014;161:472-481.
Impact of introducing an electronic physiological surveillance system on hospital mortality. Schmidt PE, Meredith P, Prytherch DR, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Sep 23; [Epub ahead of print].
Coaching to improve the quality of communication during briefings and debriefings. Kleiner C, Link T, Maynard MT, Halverson Carpenter K. AORN J. 2014;100:358-368.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Special Focus Issue: Patient Safety. Wagner VD, ed. AORN J. 2014;100:351-456.
LEGISLATION/REGULATION
Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a position paper of the American Academy of Neurology. Franklin GM. Neurology. 2014;83:1277-1284.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Dallas Ebola case shows even sound plans can fail spectacularly. Loftis RL. Dallas Morning News. October 5, 2014.
A stronger patient voice can lead to better care. Stempniak M. Hosp Health Netw. September 9, 2014.
PRESS RELEASE/ANNOUNCEMENT
Proposed revisions for diagnostic imaging services requirements. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; September 11, 2014.
MEETING/CONFERENCE
Patient Safety & The Just Culture For Healthcare Executives. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Health Association of New York State. November 7, 2014. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY.
Clinician Support: Building a Program, Simulation and Role Play, Lessons Learned and Sustainability. Medically Induced Trauma Support Services. November 13, 2014. Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA.

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Also of Note...
Patient Safety Certificate Program. American Society for Healthcare Risk Management. October 24–26, 2014; Anaheim Convention Center, Orange County, CA.
Community Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture: Community Pharmacy Survey Toolkit. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; July 2014.
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