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Howard J, Levy F, Mareiniss DP, et al. J Patient Saf. 2010;6:147-152.
Howard J ; Levy F ; Mareiniss DP ; Pronovost PJ; et al. New legal protections for reporting patient errors under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: a review of the medical literature and analysis. J Patient Saf. 2010; 6: 147-152
This study found few published articles in medical literature describing the legal protections for error disclosure by physicians. The authors suggest that this may reflect a need for greater awareness of the protections afforded by the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act.
The partnership with patients: a call to action for leaders.
Denham CR. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:113-121.
When a nurse is prosecuted for a fatal medical mistake, does it make medicine safer?
Gordon M. Health Shots. National Public Radio. April 10, 2019.
Deaths among opioid users: impact of potential inappropriate prescribing practices.
Jayawardhana J, Abraham AJ, Perri M. Am J Manag Care. 2019;25:e98-e103.
Americans' growing exposure to clinician quality information: insights and implications.
Schlesinger MJ, Rybowski L, Shaller D, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019;38:374-382.
Another round of the blame game: a paralyzing criminal indictment that recklessly "overrides" just culture.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 14, 2019;24.
Can communication-and-resolution programs achieve their potential? Five key questions.
Gallagher TH, Mello MM, Sage WM, Bell SK, McDonald TB, Thomas EJ. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1845-1852.
The aging surgeon.
Katlic MR, Coleman J. Adv Surg. 2016;50:93-103.
Preventing falls and fall-related injuries in health care facilities.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 28, 2015;(55):1-5.
Hospital patient safety grades may misrepresent hospital performance.
Hwang W, Derk J, LaClair M, Paz H. J Hosp Med. 2014;9:111-115.
Conversations with...Lucian Leape, MD.
Lundberg G. MedPage Today. July 5, 2013.
Negligence, genuine error, and litigation.
Sohn DH. Int J Gen Med. 2013;6:49-56.
Personal accountability in healthcare: searching for the right balance.
Wachter RM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:176-180.
Defining patient safety in hospice: principles to guide measurement and public reporting.
Casarett D, Spence C, Clark MA, Shield R, Teno JM. J Palliat Med. 2012;15:1120-1123.
Minnesota Hospital Association Statewide Project: SAFE from FALLS.
Apold J, Quigley PA. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:299-306.
Financial incentives to promote health care quality: the hospital acquired conditions nonpayment policy.
Kavanagh KT. Soc Work Public Health. 2011;26:524-541.
Still Crossing The Quality Chasm.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2011;30:554-800.
A Call for Change: The 2011 Commonwealth Fund Survey of Public Views of the U.S. Health System.
Stremikis K, Schoen C, Fryer AK. 2011;6:1492.
Challenges in ethics, safety, best practices, and oversight regarding HIT vendors, their customers, and patients: a report of an AMIA special task force.
Goodman KW, Berner ES, Dente MA, et al; AMIA Board of Directors. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011;18:77-81.
Medical Malpractice and Errors.
Health Aff (Millwood). 2010;29:1564-1619.
How valid is the ICD-9-CM based AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator for postoperative venous thromboembolism?
White RH, Sadeghi B, Tancredi DJ, et al. Med Care. 2009;47:1237-1243.
Transforming healthcare: a safety imperative.
Leape L, Berwick D, Clancy C, et al; Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:424-428.
Still hard to share. PSOs making progress but still face tech hurdles.
DerGurahian J. Mod Healthc. October 12, 2009;39:30.
A comparison of hospital adverse events identified by three widely used detection methods.
Naessens JM, Campbell CR, Huddleston JM, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2009;21:301-307.
The competent surgeon: individual accountability in the era of "systems" failure.
Whittemore AD. Ann Surg. 2009;250:357-362.
Addressing the quality and safety gap—parts I-III.
Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; November 2010.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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