U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care
Sign up for a Free Account
Burgemeester van Leeuwenlaan 93-3, 1064KP, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
This Web site provides patient safety information for developing countries.
Patient Safety: A Human Factors Approach.
Dekker S. New York, NY: CRC Press; 2011. ISBN: 1439852251.
AHRQ 2009 Annual Conference.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; December 2009.
In Conversation with...Steven J. Spear, DBA, MS, MS
AHRQ 2008 Annual Conference.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2009.
AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2008.
Health information technology is a vehicle, not a destination: a conversation with David J. Brailer.
Milstein A. Health Aff (Millwood). 2007;26:w236-w241.
The long road to patient safety: a status report on patient safety systems.
Longo DR, Hewett JE, Ge B, Schubert S. JAMA. 2005;294:2858-2865.
Get the Medications Right Institute.
8230 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 420, Tysons Corner, VA.
Medication Safety in Key Action Areas.
Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2019.
Prevention of opioid overdose.
Babu KM, Brent J, Juurlink DN. N Engl J Med. 2019;380:2246-2255.
Vital signs: pregnancy-related deaths, United States, 2011–2015, and strategies for prevention, 13 states, 2013–2017.
Petersen EE, Davis NL, Goodman D, et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019;68:423-429.
Safety in the Prehospital Emergency Medical Services Setting
P. Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP, and Donald M. Yealy, MD
Drug diversion and impaired health care workers.
Quick Safety. April 15, 2019;(48):1-3.
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.
The impact of errors on healthcare professionals in the critical care setting.
Kaur AP, Levinson AT, Monteiro JFG, Carino GP. J Crit Care. 2019;52:16-21.
Could CDC guidelines be driving some opioid patients to suicide?
Dickson EJ. Rolling Stone. March 9, 2019.
Structural iatrogenesis—a 43-year-old man with "opioid misuse."
Stonington S, Coffa D. N Engl J Med. 2019;380:701-704.
Assessment of the FDA Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy for transmucosal immediate-release fentanyl products.
Rollman JE, Heyward J, Olson L, Lurie P, Sharfstein J, Alexander GC. JAMA. 2019;321:676-685.
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.
Prevention of prescription opioid misuse and projected overdose deaths in the United States.
Chen Q, Larochelle MR, Weaver DT, et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2:e187621.
Drug and opioid-involved overdose deaths—United States, 2013–2017.
Scholl L, Seth P, Kariisa M, Wilson N, Baldwin G. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019;67:1419-1427.
Comparative, cross-sectional study of the format, content and timing of medication safety letters issued in Canada, the USA and the UK.
Bjerre LM, Parlow S, de Launay D, et al. BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020150.
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Evidence-based Practices to Optimize Prescriber Use.
Philadelphia, PA: Pew Charitable Trusts and Institute for Behavioral Health, Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University; 2016.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
PSNet is produced for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by a team of editors at the University of California, San Francisco with guidance from a prominent Technical Expert/Advisory Panel. The AHRQ PSNet site was designed and implemented by Silverchair.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: (301) 427-1364