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Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, et al. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012;97:F120-F126.
Profit J ; Etchegaray J ; Thomas EJ; et al. Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012; 97: F120-F126
This study, along with a companion study [see link below], validates use of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire for safety culture assessment in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), and also documents significant baseline differences among NICUs in safety climate.
Community Pharmacy Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2019 User Comparative Database Report.
Famolaro T, Yount ND, Hare R, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2019. AHRQ Publication No. 19-0033.
Achieving dialysis safety: the critical role of higher-functioning teams.
Wong LP. Semin Dial. 2019 Mar 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Building a Safety Program in a Vast Health Care Network
Paul E. Phrampus, MD
Targeting the fear of safety reporting on a unit level.
Copeland D. J Nurs Adm. 2019;49:121-124.
AHRQ Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2019 User Comparative Database Report.
Famolaro T, Yount ND, Hare R, et al. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; February 2019. AHRQ Publication No. 19-0027-EF.
Building Systems Citizenship in Health Professions Education: The Continued Call for Health Systems Science Curricula
Jed D. Gonzalo, MD, MSc, and Mamta K. Singh, MD, MSc
How to be a very safe maternity unit: an ethnographic study.
Liberati EG, Tarrant C, Willars J, et al. Soc Sci Med. 2019;223:64-72.
Principles of pediatric patient safety: reducing harm due to medical care.
Mueller BU, Neuspiel DR, Fisher ERS; Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. Pediatrics. 2019;143:e20183649.
Rethinking high reliability in healthcare: the role of error management theory towards advancing high reliability organizing.
Guttman O, Keebler JR, Lazzara EH, Daniel W, Reed G. J Patient Saf Risk Manag. 2019 Jan 11; [Epub ahead of print].
Impact of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Safety Program for Perinatal Care.
Kahwati LC, Sorensen AV, Teixeira-Poit S, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 Jan 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Culture of Safety
Long-term Care and Patient Safety
Overcoming human barriers to safety event reporting in radiology.
Siewert B, Brook OR, Swedeen S, Eisenberg RL, Hochman M. Radiographics. 2019;39:251-263.
The association of the nurse work environment and patient safety in pediatric acute care.
Lake ET, Roberts KE, Agosto PD, et al. J Patient Saf. 2018 Dec 28; [Epub ahead of print].
People, systems and safety: resilience and excellence in healthcare practice.
Smith AF, Plunkett E. Anaesthesia. 2019;74:508-517.
What does safety commitment mean to leaders? A multi-method investigation.
Fruhen LS, Griffin MA, Andrei DM. J Safety Res. 2019;68:203-214.
Race differences in reported harmful patient safety events in healthcare system high reliability organizations.
Thomas AD, Pandit C, Krevat SA. J Patient Saf. 2018 Dec 21; [Epub ahead of print].
Usability testing of a mobile app to report medication errors anonymously: mixed-methods approach.
George D, Hassali MA, Hss AS. JMIR Hum Factors. 2018;5:e12232.
Opening the Door to Change. NHS Safety Culture and the Need for Transformation.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Care Quality Commission; December 2018.
Impact of patient safety culture on missed nursing care and adverse patient events.
Hessels AJ, Paliwal M, Weaver SH, Siddiqui D, Wurmser TA. J Nurs Care Qual. 2018 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Developing a reporting culture: learning from close calls and hazardous conditions.
Sentinel Event Alert. December 10, 2018;(60):1-8.
Quality improvement and safety in pediatric emergency medicine.
Ku BC, Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2018;65:1269-1281.
Importance of safety climate, teamwork climate and demographics: understanding nurses, allied health professionals and clerical staff perceptions of patient safety.
Zaheer S, Ginsburg LR, Wong HJ, Thomson K, Bain L. BMJ Open Qual. 2018;7:e000433.
Preventing central line–associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit: application of high-reliability principles.
McCraw B, Crutcher T, Polancich S, Jones P. J Healthc Qual. 2018;40:392-397.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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