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.
Kumar PR, Nash DB. Am J Med Qual. 2020;36:185-196.
The outpatient setting is receiving increased attention as a research focus in patient safety. This bibliography provides an annotated list of articles summarizing safety improvement efforts in the ambulatory setting since 2016. Topics explored include safety culture, measurement, team training, test result management, incident reporting, and diagnostic error.
Rockville, MD; Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research; March 2016.
Patient safety culture surveys uncover insights into organizational culture and practice areas that require improvement. This selective resource list offers materials for ambulatory surgery centers that seek to implement changes in response to survey results.
This bibliography provides an annotated list of articles that reflect multidisciplinary efforts to integrate patient safety and quality improvement education into existing medical student and resident curricula. Key themes identified as useful included longitudinal mentorship, safety culture, teamwork, and patient and family engagement.
A research tool to identify critical requirements for performance in applied areas of psychology and behavioral science. This technique, used in anesthesia to understand failures (see also Cooper et al. 1978 and Flanagan 1954), represents one methodology adopted from non-medical arenas to study patient safety.
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