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Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 7, 2011:D3.
This newspaper article describes government-funded and hospital-based efforts to improve discharge and reduce preventable readmissions.
Adverse events in long-term care residents transitioning from hospital back to nursing home.
Kapoor A, Field T, Handler S, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jul 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Improving perceptions of patient safety through standardizing handoffs from the emergency department to the inpatient setting: a systematic review.
Alimenti D, Buydos S, Cunliffe L, Hunt A. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2019;31:354-363.
Magnitude and modifiers of the weekend effect in hospital admissions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Chen YF, Armoiry X, Higenbottam C, et al. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e025764.
Unintended discontinuation of medication following hospitalisation: a retrospective cohort study.
Redmond P, McDowell R, Grimes TC, et al. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e024747.
A mismatch made in America.
Butcher L. Managed Care. June 2019;28:37-39.
In Conversation With… Jane Brice, MD, MPH
Engaging patients and informal caregivers to improve safety and facilitate person- and family-centered care during transitions from hospital to home—a qualitative descriptive study.
Backman C, Cho-Young D. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2019;13:617-626.
The admission conference call: a novel approach to optimizing pediatric emergency department to admitting floor communication.
Hendrickson MA, Schempf EN, Furnival RA, Marmet J, Lunos SA, Jacob AK. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:431-439.
Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review.
Manias E, Bucknall T, Hughes C, Jorm C, Woodward-Kron R. BMC Geriatr. 2019;19:95.
Using incident reports to assess communication failures and patient outcomes.
Umberfield E, Ghaferi AA, Krein SL, Manojlovich M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:406-413.
How do nurses use early warning scoring systems to detect and act on patient deterioration to ensure patient safety? A scoping review.
Wood C, Chaboyer W, Carr P. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019;94:166-178.
A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis on the risks of medical discharge letters for patients' safety.
Schwarz CM, Hoffmann M, Schwarz P, Kamolz LP, Brunner G, Sendlhofer G. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019;19:158.
Overview of the Environmental Scan of Primary Care-Based Effort To Reduce Readmissions.
Hochman M, Bourgoin A, Saluja S, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; March 2019. AHRQ Publication No. 18(19)-0055-EF.
Does a unit shift report "blackout" period improve patient safety?
Olmstead J. Nurs Manage. 2019;50:8-10.
Prescribing in 2019: what are the safety concerns?
Coleman JJ. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2019;18:69-74.
Characterising ICU–ward handoffs at three academic medical centres: process and perceptions.
Santhosh L, Lyons PG, Rojas JC, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019;28:627-634.
Engineering a foundation for partnership to improve medication safety during care transitions.
Xiao Y, Abebe E, Gurses AP. J Patient Saf Risk Manag. 2019;24:30–36.
Evaluation of medication errors at the transition of care from an ICU to non-ICU location.
Tully AP, Hammond DA, Li C, Jarrell AS, Kruer RM. Crit Care Med. 2019;47:543-549.
I-PASS mentored implementation handoff curriculum: champion training materials.
O'Toole JK, Starmer AJ, Calaman S, et al; I-PASS Study Education Executive Committee. MedEdPORTAL. 2019;15:10794.
Using a potentially aggressive/violent patient huddle to improve health care safety.
Larson LA, Finley JL, Gross TL, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019:45:72-80.
Handoffs and Signouts
Medicines-related harm in the elderly post-hospital discharge.
Cheong V-L, Tomlinson J, Khan S, Petty D. Prescriber. 2019;30:29-34.
Readmissions and Adverse Events After Discharge
Data omission by physician trainees on ICU rounds.
Artis KA, Bordley J, Mohan V, Gold JA. Crit Care Med. 2019;47:403-409.
The Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists. 2nd Edition.
Oakbrook Terrance, IL: Joint Commission; 2018. ISBN: 9781635850598.
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.
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