Patient Safety: Here for the Health of Texas.
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), 301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555.
This site provides information on health care safety with updates on current activities and links to national sites. The Texas program also shares ongoing efforts to improve safety at UTMB, including the upcoming online adverse drug event reporting format, safety suggestion program, and patient safety week contest.
Medical errors still claiming many lives.
Weise E. USA Today. May 18, 2005.
Ding-a-ling-a-ling: ambulances can be dangerous places.
Meisel Z. Slate. November 8, 2005.
Medication errors related to product names.
Santell JP, Cousins DD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005;31:649-654.
National Patient Safety Agency. London, England: NHS; 2005.
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