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The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.

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Perspective on Safety February 1, 2014
… may serve as an important strategy to improve safety. … Suzanne Beyea, RN, PhD … Director, Center for Nursing … 2012;17:1-3. [Available at] 6. McGillis Hall LM, Pedersen C, Hubley P, et al. Interruptions and pediatric patient …
This piece describes the research around the effect of interruptions and distractions on health care safety and advocates for promoting and teaching mindfulness to address risks.
Dr. Coiera, a professor at the University of New South Wales, has extensively researched and written about clinical communication processes and information systems. We spoke with him about how interruptions and distractions in the clinical environment influence patient safety.
Dr. Kronick has served as director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality since August 2013, and will be stepping down from the role this month. We spoke with him about AHRQ's efforts to develop measurements and implement improvements in patient safety.