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Texas Hospital Association.
This initiative fosters collaborative efforts to improve patient safety and quality in Texas.
Petty, dangerous, disruptive doctors: watch out!
Crane ME. Medscape Business of Medicine. July 23, 2015.
Aiming higher to enhance professionalism: beyond accreditation and certification.
Chassin MR, Baker DW. JAMA. 2015;313:1795-1796.
Getting closer to the bull's eye: 2014–2015 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 12, 2015;20:1-5.
Strategies to enhance adoption of ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention interventions: a systematic literature review.
Goutier JM, Holzmueller CG, Edwards KC, Klompas M, Speck K, Berenholtz SM. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35:998-1005.
Identifying patient safety problems during team rounds: an ethnographic study.
Lamba AR, Linn K, Fletcher KE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:667-669.
Status of the implementation of the World Health Organization multimodal hand hygiene strategy in United States of America health care facilities.
Allegranzi B, Conway L, Larson E, Pittet D. Am J Infect Control. 2014;42:224-230.
Taking National Action to Prevent and Eliminate Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Med Care. 2014;52:i-ii,S1-S100.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis.
Levit L, Balogh E, Nass S, Ganz PA, eds. Committee on Improving the Quality of Cancer Care: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Population, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2013. ISBN: 9780309293099.
A longitudinal study of clinical peer review's impact on quality and safety in US hospitals.
Edwards MT. J Healthc Manag. 2013;58:369-384.
When diagnostic testing leads to harm: a new outcomes-based approach for laboratory medicine.
Epner PL, Gans JE, Graber ML. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(supp 2):6-10.
Does health care role and experience influence perception of safety culture related to preventing infections?
Braun BI, Harris AD, Richards CL, et al. Am J Infect Control. 2013;41:638-641.
The no-fall zone.
Butcher L. Hosp Health Netw. June 2013.
Top 10 ways to improve patient safety now.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. April 15, 2013.
Moving beyond readmission penalties: creating an ideal process to improve transitional care.
Burke RE, Kripalani S, Vasilevskis EE, Schnipper JL. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:102-109.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2012.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012.
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
Association between Leapfrog safe practices score and hospital mortality in major surgery.
Qian F, Lustik SJ, Diachun CA, Wissler RN, Zollo RA, Glance LG. Med Care. 2011;49:1082-1088.
Safer Hospital Care: Strategies for Continuous Innovation.
Raheja D. New York, NY: Productivity Press; 2011. ISBN: 9781439821022.
Impact of a statewide intensive care unit quality improvement initiative on hospital mortality and length of stay: retrospective comparative analysis.
Lipitz-Snyderman A, Steinwachs D, Needham DM, Colantuoni E, Morlock LL, Pronovost PJ. BMJ. 2011;342:d219.
The Patient Safety Initiative at America’s Public Hospitals: The Year One Overview.
Research Brief. Washington, DC: National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems; January 2011.
Spike in MR imaging accidents underscores need for regulation.
Radiological Society of North America. RSNA News; October 2010.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Annual Report on Quality and Safety 2010.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2010.
Responsibility for quality improvement and patient safety: hospital board and medical staff leadership challenges.
Goeschel CA, Wachter RM, Pronovost PJ. Chest. 2010;138:171-178.
Accountability measures—using measurement to promote quality improvement.
Chassin MR, Loeb JM, Schmaltz SP, Wachter RM. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:683-688.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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