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Effect of a comprehensive obstetric patient safety program on compensation payments and sentinel events.

Grunebaum A, Chervenak F, Skupski D. Effect of a comprehensive obstetric patient safety program on compensation payments and sentinel events. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204(2)(2):97-105. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2010.11.009.

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Grunebaum A, Chervenak F, Skupski D. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204(2):97-105.
| March 23, 2011

Implementing a comprehensive safety program, which included teamwork training, additional staffing and reduction of work hours, electronic medical records, and a dedicated patient safety nurse, was associated with a sharp reduction in malpractice lawsuits and sentinel events at an academic hospital.

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Grunebaum A, Chervenak F, Skupski D. Effect of a comprehensive obstetric patient safety program on compensation payments and sentinel events. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204(2)(2):97-105. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2010.11.009.