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Texas Hospital Association.
This initiative fosters collaborative efforts to improve patient safety and quality in Texas.
The effect of contact precautions on frequency of hospital adverse events.
Croft LD, Liquori M, Ladd J, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015;36:1268-1274.
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.
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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